ASTM C1528 - 13

    Standard Guide for Selection of Dimension Stone

    Active Standard ASTM C1528 | Developed by Subcommittee: C18.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.07


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 Related Components—Natural stone is only one component of a building's construction. All related materials and assemblies need to be evaluated to ensure compatible interactive behavior with the stone product.

    4.2 Applicable Codes—Every stone application shall comply with applicable building codes.

    EXTERIOR APPLICATIONS OF DIMENSION STONE

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide is intended to be used by architects, engineers, specifiers, contractors, and material suppliers who design, select, specify, install, purchase, fabricate, or supply natural stone products for construction applications.

    1.2 Consensus Standard—This guide is an industry consensus standard drafted in a cooperative effort among engineers, architects, geologists, producers, and installers of natural 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 Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone

    C99 Test Method for Modulus of Rupture of Dimension Stone

    C119 Terminology Relating to Dimension Stone

    C120 Test Methods of Flexure Testing of Slate (Breaking Load, Modulus of Rupture, Modulus of Elasticity)

    C121 Test Method for Water Absorption of Slate

    C170 Test Method for Compressive Strength of Dimension Stone

    C217 Test Method for Weather Resistance of Slate

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

    C295 Guide for Petrographic Examination of Aggregates for Concrete

    C406 Specification for Roofing Slate

    C503 Specification for Marble Dimension Stone

    C568 Specification for Limestone Dimension Stone

    C615 Specification for Granite Dimension Stone

    C616 Specification for Quartz-Based Dimension Stone

    C629 Specification for Slate Dimension Stone

    C856 Practice for Petrographic Examination of Hardened Concrete

    C880 Test Method for Flexural Strength of Dimension Stone

    C1201 Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Dimension Stone Cladding Systems by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference

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

    C1352 Test Method for Flexural Modulus of Elasticity of Dimension Stone

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

    C1354 Test Method for Strength of Individual Stone Anchorages in Dimension Stone

    C1526 Specification for Serpentine Dimension Stone

    C1527 Specification for Travertine Dimension Stone

    C1721 Guide for Petrographic Examination of Dimension Stone

    D2203 Test Method for Staining from Sealants


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11111600(Stone)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C1528

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C1528-13, Standard Guide for Selection of Dimension Stone, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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