ASTM C163 - 05(2010)

    Standard Practice for Mixing Thermal Insulating Cement Samples

    Active Standard ASTM C163 | Developed by Subcommittee: C16.31

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.06


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    ASTM C163

    Significance and Use

    Insulating cement must be mixed with water and molded to prepare for testing.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers mixing thermal insulating cement samples with water in the preparation of specimens for use in all tests on the cement.

    1.2 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.

    1.3 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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.60 (Thermal and sound insulating materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30141500(Thermal insulation); 30111601(Cement)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0163-05R10

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