ASTM WK33245

    Work Item: ASTM WK33245 - New Test Methods for The Analysis of Gypsum and Gypsum Panel Products for Impurities

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    1. Scope

    This standard covers test methods used to identify impurities in drywall suspected of emitting sulfide compounds that cause blackening of metal components in buildings.

    This standard will be part of a series of standards used to address the situation where drywall is suspected of emitting sulfide gasses that cause blackening of metal components in buildings. This standard will be the repository for the test methods used to confirm the contamination.


    Keywords

    gypsum; problem drywall; corrosion; blackening; sulfide gasses; sulfur; sulfur reducing bacteria

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    05-02-2011

    Technical Contact:
    Dick Engbrecht

    Status:
    Draft Under Development