ASTM C1014 - 08(2013)

    Standard Specification for Spray-Applied Mineral Fiber Thermal and Sound Absorbing Insulation

    Active Standard ASTM C1014 | Developed by Subcommittee: C16.23

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.06


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the composition and the physical properties of spray-applied mineral fiber thermal and sound absorbing insulation. These mineral fibers shall be pneumatically conveyed to a spray nozzle where they are mixed with water. These mineral fibers shall have a binder either pre-mixed with the fibers or added at the spray nozzle with the water. The basic material shall be fibers made form mineral substances such as rock, slag or glass processed from the molten state into a fibrous form. All self-supporting applications of the insulation shall have a minimum adhesive/cohesive strength of five times the weight of the material under the testing plate when tested. The insulation shall not spall, crack, or delaminate when the substrate is deflected. The insulation shall have a maximum flame spread index of 25 and a maximum smoke developed of 50 when tested. The insulation shall have a weight loss not greater than 5 %, nor shall there be a flaming ignition when tested. When tested, the insulation shall have growth no greater than that observed on the white birch tongue depressor comparative material. The spray-applied mineral fiber shall show no greater corrosion than the comparative plate in contact with the sterile cotton for the particular metal substrate to which classification is desired. A detectable odor of a strong objectionable nature recorded by more than two of the five panel members shall constitute rejection of the material when tested. Density and thickness of each sample tested shall be determined in accordance with test methods E 605. The adhesive/cohesive strength, thermal resistance, effects of substrate deflection, water vapor sorption, surface burning characteristics, smoldering combustion, fungi resistance, particular metal substrate corrosion, sound absorption, odor emission, and air errosion characteristics shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the composition and the physical properties of spray-applied mineral fiber thermal and sound absorbing insulation.

    1.2 These mineral fibers shall be pneumatically conveyed to a spray nozzle where they are mixed with water. These mineral fibers shall have a binder either pre-mixed with the fibers or added at the spray nozzle with the water.

    1.3 The spray-applied mineral fiber insulation is intended for use in building constructions at ambient conditions.

    1.4 This is a material specification only and is not intended to cover methods of application that are supplied by the manufacturer.

    1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.6 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    C168 Terminology Relating to Thermal Insulation

    C177 Test Method for Steady-State Heat Flux Measurements and Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Guarded-Hot-Plate Apparatus

    C390 Practice for Sampling and Acceptance of Thermal Insulation Lots

    C423 Test Method for Sound Absorption and Sound Absorption Coefficients by the Reverberation Room Method

    C518 Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus

    C665 Specification for Mineral-Fiber Blanket Thermal Insulation for Light Frame Construction and Manufactured Housing

    C1104/C1104M Test Method for Determining the Water Vapor Sorption of Unfaced Mineral Fiber Insulation

    C1114 Test Method for Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties by Means of the Thin-Heater Apparatus

    C1149 Specification for Self-Supported Spray Applied Cellulosic Thermal Insulation

    C1304 Test Method for Assessing the Odor Emission of Thermal Insulation Materials

    C1338 Test Method for Determining Fungi Resistance of Insulation Materials and Facings

    C1368 Test Method for Determination of Slow Crack Growth Parameters of Advanced Ceramics by Constant Stress-Rate Strength Testing at Ambient Temperature

    E84 Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials

    E605 Test Methods for Thickness and Density of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material (SFRM) Applied to Structural Members

    E756 Test Method for Measuring Vibration-Damping Properties of Materials

    E759 Test Method for Effect of Deflection on Sprayed Fire-Resistive Material Applied to Structural Members

    E795 Practices for Mounting Test Specimens During Sound Absorption Tests

    E859 Test Method for Air Erosion of Sprayed Fire-Resistive Materials (SFRMs) Applied to Structural Members


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.120.10 (Thermal insulation of buildings); 91.120.20 (Acoustics in buildings. Sound insulation)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30141500(Thermal insulation); 30141601(Acoustical insulation)


    DOI: 10.1520/C1014-08R13

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