Active Standard ASTM C1620 | Developed by Subcommittee: C24.61
Book of Standards Volume: 04.07
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1.1 This specification covers the types, grades, and physical properties of aerosol polyurethane and aerosol latex foams extruded from pressurized containers and intended for building envelope air barrier sealant applications in building construction.
1.2 For specific aerosol foam sealant applications, operational temperature limit criteria shall be as agreed upon between the aerosol sealant manufacturer and the purchaser.
1.3 The values in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values shown in parentheses are for information and approximation only.
1.4 The committee with jurisdiction over this standard is not aware of any comparable standards published by other organizations.
1.5 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 requirements 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.
C168 Terminology Relating to Thermal Insulation
C390 Practice for Sampling and Acceptance of Thermal Insulation Lots
C717 Terminology of Building Seals and Sealants
C1536 Test Method for Measuring the Yield for Aerosol Foam Sealants
C1642 Practice for Determining Air Leakage Rates of Aerosol Foam Sealants and Other Construction Joint Fill and Insulation Materials
C1643 Test Method to Measuring the Post Dispensing Volumetric Expansion of Aerosol Foam Sealants
C1737 Guide for Evaluating Temperature Effects to Aerosol Foam Sealant During and After Dispensing
D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics
D6226 Test Method for Open Cell Content of Rigid Cellular Plastics
E84 Test Method for Surface Burning Characteristics of Building Materials
E283 Test Method for Determining Rate of Air Leakage Through Exterior Windows, Curtain Walls, and Doors Under Specified Pressure Differences Across the Specimen
E814 Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems
E2690 Practice for Specimen Preparation and Mounting of Caulks and Sealants to Assess Surface Burning Characteristics
ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)