ASTM C287 - 98(2012)

    Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Sulfur Mortar

    Active Standard ASTM C287 | Developed by Subcommittee: C03.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the requirements for chemical-resistant sulfur mortar for bonding chemical-resistant brick or tile. The chemical composition shall conform to the required percentage of sulfur and inert filler. The fillers are usually carbon or silica. A general guide to chemical resistance of sulfur mortars is given. The sulfur mortar shall conform to the following physical requirements: tendency of filler to settle, tensile strength, compressive strength, flexural strength, strength retained after thermal shock test, bond strength, and absorption. Test for the physical requirements of the material shall be performed.

    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 requirements for chemical-resistant sulfur mortar, which must be heated and molten to be used, for bonding chemical-resistant brick or tile. For the use of these materials, see Practice C386.

    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. See Section 7 for specific safety hazard.


    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

    C267 Test Methods for Chemical Resistance of Mortars, Grouts, and Monolithic Surfacings and Polymer Concretes

    C307 Test Method for Tensile Strength of Chemical-Resistant Mortar, Grouts, and Monolithic Surfacings

    C321 Test Method for Bond Strength of Chemical-Resistant Mortars

    C386 Practice for Use of Chemical-Resistant Sulfur Mortar

    C413 Test Method for Absorption of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings, and Polymer Concretes

    C579 Test Methods for Compressive Strength of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings, and Polymer Concretes

    C580 Test Method for Flexural Strength and Modulus of Elasticity of Chemical-Resistant Mortars, Grouts, Monolithic Surfacings, and Polymer Concretes

    C904 Terminology Relating to Chemical-Resistant Nonmetallic Materials


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111500(Concrete and mortars)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0287-98R12

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