Active Standard ASTM C35 | Developed by Subcommittee: C11.02
Book of Standards Volume: 04.01
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This specification covers perlite, vermiculite, natural and manufactured sand for use as gypsum plaster aggregates. The materials shall conform to the chemical composition, grading, and density requirements covered in this specification. The materials shall be tested for sieve analysis, density of lightweight aggregate, and water soluble impurities of sand.
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1.1 This specification covers perlite, vermiculite, natural and manufactured sand for use as gypsum plaster aggregates.
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.
1.4 The text of this specification references notes and footnotes that provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems
C29/C29M Test Method for Bulk Density (Unit Weight) and Voids in Aggregate
C40 Test Method for Organic Impurities in Fine Aggregates for Concrete
C136 Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Fine and Coarse Aggregates
C471M Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Gypsum and Gypsum Products (Metric)
D75 Practice for Sampling Aggregates
E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves
ICS Number Code 91.100.10 (Cement. Gypsum. Lime. Mortar)