ASTM C395 - 01(2012)

    Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars

    Active Standard ASTM C395 | Developed by Subcommittee: C03.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    Abstract

    This specification covers the requirements for chemical-resistant resin mortars for bonding chemical-resistant brick or tile. Mortars of this group generally have better physical properties and resist a wider variety of chemicals than inorganic mortars. The liquid resin may be phenolic, furan epoxy, polyester, vinyl ester, or some other resinous material capable of forming a chemical-resistant mortar when mixed with a suitable setting agent and filler. The fillers may be silica, carbon, or some other chemical-resistant material. The setting agents may include amines, polyamides, peroxides, acids or other reactants. Setting agents may be supplied as a separate component to be incorporated into the resin and filler at the time of mixing or may be supplied as a constituent of the filler. The resin shall be tested and should conform to the specified values of viscosity, chemical resistance, working life and setting time, tensile strength, compressive strength, bond strength, shrinkage, and absorption.

    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 resin mortars for bonding chemical-resistant brick or tile. Mortars of this group generally have better physical properties and resist a wider variety of chemicals than inorganic mortars. For the use of these materials, see Practice C399.

    Note 1Resin mortars and grouts are differentiated as follows: resin mortars are troweled onto the brick or tile, in sufficient quantity to achieve a 1/8-in. (3-mm) thick joint after the brick or tile are laid in place (buttering or bricklayer's method). Resin grouts are applied to the joints, generally 1/4 in. (6 mm) wide, after the brick or tile are set in place and the setting bed has hardened (grouting or tilesetter's method). Refer to Specification C658.

    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

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

    C279 Specification for Chemical-Resistant Masonry Units

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

    C308 Test Methods for Working, Initial Setting, and Service Strength Setting Times of Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars

    C321 Test Method for Bond Strength of Chemical-Resistant Mortars

    C399 Practice for Use of Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars

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

    C531 Test Method for Linear Shrinkage and Coefficient of Thermal Expansion 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

    C658 Specification for Chemical-Resistant Resin Grouts for Brick or Tile

    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)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C0395-01R12

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C395-01(2012), Standard Specification for Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2012, www.astm.org

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