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ASTM C1373/C1373M-23 - Standard Practice for Determination of Thermal Resistance of Attic Insulation Systems Under Simulated Winter Conditions
September 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This practice presents a laboratory procedure to determine the thermal resistance of attic insulation systems under simulated steady-state winter conditions. The practice applies only to attic insulation systems that face an open attic air space. 1.2 The thermal resistance of the insulation is...

ASTM A1003/A1003M-23 - Standard Specification for Steel Sheet, Carbon, Metallic- and Nonmetallic-Coated for Cold-Formed Framing Members
June 15, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This specification covers coated steel sheet used in the manufacture of cold-formed framing members, such as, but not limited to, studs, joists, purlins, girts, and track. 1.2 The steel sheet used for cold-formed framing members includes metallic-coated, painted metallic-coated, or...

ASTM D7568-23 - Standard Specification for Polyethylene-Based Structural-Grade Plastic Lumber for Outdoor Applications
February 1, 2023 - ASTM International

1.1 This specification covers a type of plastic lumber product, defined as polyethylene-based structural-grade plastic lumber (SGPL), for use as main framing members, including joists, stringers, beams, columns; and secondary framing members, including planking, posts and bracing; in outdoor...

ASTM D6874-22a - Standard Test Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of the Stiffness of Wood and Wood-Based Materials Using Transverse Vibration or Stress Wave Propagation
October 1, 2022 - ASTM International

1.1 These test methods cover the non-destructive determination of the following dynamic properties of wood and wood-based materials from measuring the fundamental frequency of vibration: 1.1.1 Flexural (see Refs (1-3))2 stiffness and apparent modulus of elasticity (Etv) properties using simply or...

ASTM E2322-22 - Standard Test Method for Conducting Transverse and Concentrated Load Tests on Panels used in Floor and Roof Construction
October 1, 2022 - ASTM International

1.1 This test method covers the following procedures for determining the structural properties of segments of floor and roof constructions: Section Test Specimens 5 Loading 6 Deformation Measurements 7 Report 8 Precision and Bias 9 ?Testing Floors Transverse Load 10 Concentrated Load 11 ?Testing...

ASTM D6874-22 - Standard Test Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of the Stiffness of Wood and Wood-Based Materials Using Transverse Vibration or Stress Wave Propagation
August 1, 2022 - ASTM International

1.1 These test methods cover the non-destructive determination of the following dynamic properties of wood and wood-based materials from measuring the fundamental frequency of vibration: 1.1.1 Flexural (see Refs (1-3))2 stiffness and apparent modulus of elasticity (Etv) properties using simply or...

ASTM D8391-22 - Standard Specification for Demonstrating Equivalent Fire Performance for Wood-Based Floor Framing Members to Unprotected 2 by 10 Dimension Lumber or Equal-Sized Structural Composite Lumber
January 1, 2022 - ASTM International

1.1 This specification provides the test methodology and procedures to demonstrate that the fire performance of wood-based floor framing members is equivalent to unprotected 2 by 10 dimension lumber or equal-sized structural composite lumber (SCL) floor joists used in interior floor...

ASTM D8391-22e1 - Standard Specification for Demonstrating Equivalent Fire Performance for Wood-Based Floor Framing Members to Unprotected 2 by 10 Dimension Lumber or Equal-Sized Structural Composite Lumber
January 1, 2022 - ASTM International

1.1 This specification provides the test methodology and procedures to demonstrate that the fire performance of wood-based floor framing members is equivalent to unprotected 2 by 10 dimension lumber or equal-sized structural composite lumber (SCL) floor joists used in interior floor...

ASTM D7147-21 - Standard Specification for Testing and Establishing Allowable Loads of Joist Hangers
July 1, 2021 - ASTM International

This specification covers a procedure for evaluating metal devices used for wood-to-wood, wood-to-concrete, wood-to-concrete masonry, and wood-to-steel joist, beam, and girder connections. It describes test methods for evaluating the capacities of joist hangers subject to vertical and...

ASTM D6662-22 - Standard Specification for Polyolefin-Based Plastic Lumber Decking Boards
April 1, 2022 - ASTM International

This specification covers polyolefin-based plastic lumber products for use as exterior residential decking boards. Plastic lumber products are currently made predominantly with recycled polyolefin plastics (in particular high-density polyethylene) where the products are more or less non-homogenous...

ASTM D245-22 - Standard Practice for Establishing Structural Grades and Related Allowable Properties for Visually Graded Lumber
February 1, 2022 - ASTM International

3.1 Need for Lumber Grading: 3.1.1 Individual pieces of lumber, as they come from the saw, represent a wide range in quality and appearance with respect to freedom from knots, cross grain, shakes, and other characteristics. Such random pieces likewise represent a wide range in strength, utility,...

ASTM C739-21a - Standard Specification for Cellulosic Fiber Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation
September 1, 2021 - ASTM International

This specification covers the composition and physical requirements of chemically treated, recycled cellulosic fiber loose-fill type thermal insulation for installation in attics or enclosed spaces in housing and other buildings by pneumatic or pouring method. While the products are used in various...

ASTM E989-21 - Standard Classification for Determination of Single-Number Metrics for Impact Noise
May 1, 2021 - ASTM International

4.1 The rating increases as the impact sound attenuation of the floor ceiling structure increases. The rating can be used by architects, builders, and specification and code authorities for acoustical design purposes in building constructions. 4.2 The rating strictly only applies to excitation by...

ASTM D7746-21 - Standard Practice for Calculating the Superimposed Load on Wood-frame Floor-Ceiling Assemblies for Standard Fire-Resistance Tests
July 1, 2021 - ASTM International

4.1 Test Methods E119, E1529, and other standard fire resistance test methods specify that throughout the fire-resistance test, a constant superimposed load shall be applied to a load-bearing test specimen to simulate a maximum allowable load condition. This superimposed load shall be the maximum...

ASTM D6874-21 - Standard Test Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of the Stiffness of Wood and Wood-Based Materials Using Transverse Vibration or Stress Wave Propagation
May 1, 2021 - ASTM International

1.1 These test methods cover the non-destructive determination of the following dynamic properties of wood and wood-based materials from measuring the fundamental frequency of vibration: 1.1.1 Flexural (see Refs (1-3))2 stiffness and apparent modulus of elasticity (Etv) properties using simply or...

ASTM C739-21 - Standard Specification for Cellulosic Fiber Loose-Fill Thermal Insulation
April 15, 2021 - ASTM International

This specification covers the composition and physical requirements of chemically treated, recycled cellulosic fiber loose-fill type thermal insulation for installation in attics or enclosed spaces in housing and other buildings by pneumatic or pouring method. While the products are used in various...

ASTM E2179-21 - Standard Test Method for Laboratory Measurement of the Effectiveness of Floor Coverings in Reducing Impact Sound Transmission Through Concrete Floors
May 1, 2021 - ASTM International

5.1 The impact sound rating for a floor assembly is determined both by the basic floor assembly and the floor covering on the upper surface. The same floor covering in combination with different basic floor assemblies will not always give the same impact insulation class (IIC) ratings. This test...

ISO 19323 - Timber structures - Joist hangers - Test methods
September 1, 2018 - ISO

This document provides standard test methods for determining the vertical load, axial load and torsional moment capacity as well as deflection characteristics of preformed three-dimensional joist hangers that are used primarily for securing one timber member to another (the header can be...

ASTM D6874 - Standard Test Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of the Stiffness of Wood and Wood-Based Materials Using Transverse Vibration or Stress Wave Propagation
April 15, 2020 - ASTM

These test methods cover the non-destructive determination of the following dynamic properties of wood and wood-based materials from measuring the fundamental frequency of vibration: Flexural stiffness and apparent modulus of elasticity (Etv) properties using simply or freely supported beam...

ASTM D6874-20 - Standard Test Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of the Stiffness of Wood and Wood-Based Materials Using Transverse Vibration or Stress Wave Propagation
April 15, 2020 - ASTM International

1.1 These test methods cover the non-destructive determination of the following dynamic properties of wood and wood-based materials from measuring the fundamental frequency of vibration: 1.1.1 Flexural stiffness and apparent modulus of elasticity (Etv) properties using simply or freely supported...

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