ASTM WK38241

    Work Item: ASTM WK38241 - Revision of D4446 - 08 Standard Test Method for Anti-Swelling Effectiveness of Water-Repellent Formulations and Differential Swelling of Untreated Wood When Exposed to Liquid Water Environments

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D01.42 | Committee D01 | Contact Staff Manager

    1. Rationale

    In section 7.2 of the test procedure the description of how to remove the excess stain off the wafers is only described as blotting and vague description. Also the wafer size from ILS(#163) study could be reconsidered and placed into the test method.


    anti-swelling; liquid water; water repellent; Antiswelling effectiveness; Differential data; Dimensional change; Exterior exposure tests; Liquid environments; Liquids; Lumber; Soak containers; Swelling; Water-repellant materials/applications;
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Amanda Andrews


    D01 (13-04)

    Ballot Item Approved as D4446-2013 and Pending Publication