ASTM C1526 - 08(2014)

    Standard Specification for Serpentine Dimension Stone

    Active Standard ASTM C1526 | Developed by Subcommittee: C18.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.07


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the material characteristics, physical requirements, and sampling methods appropriate for the selection of serpentine (serpentine marble) dimension stone for general building and structural purposes. Dimension serpentine shall include stone that is sawed, cut, split, or otherwise finished or shaped, and shall specifically exclude molded, cast, or otherwise artificially aggregated units composed of fragments, and also crushed and broken stone. The physical property requirements to which serpentine stones shall adhere to are absorption by weight, density, compressive strength, modulus of rupture, abrasion resistance, and flexural strength.

    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 material characteristics, physical requirements, and sampling appropriate for the selection of serpentine (serpentine marble) for general building and structural purposes. Refer to Guides C1242 and C1528 for the appropriate selection and use of serpentine dimension stone.

    1.2 Dimension serpentine shall include stone that is sawed, cut, split, or otherwise finished or shaped and shall specifically exclude molded, cast, or otherwise artificially aggregated units composed of fragments, and also crushed and broken stone.


    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

    C97/C97M Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone

    C99/C99M Test Method for Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone

    C119 Terminology Relating to Dimension Stone

    C170/C170M Test Method for Compressive Strength of Dimension Stone

    C241/C241M Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Stone Subjected to Foot Traffic

    C880/C880M Test Method for Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone

    C1242 Guide for Selection, Design, and Installation of Dimension Stone Attachment Systems

    C1353 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Dimension Stone Subjected to Foot Traffic Using a Rotary Platform, Double-Head Abraser

    C1528 Guide for Selection of Dimension Stone


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11111600(Stone)


    DOI: 10.1520/C1526

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