ASTM C484 - 99(2014)

    Standard Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Glazed Ceramic Tile

    Active Standard ASTM C484 | Developed by Subcommittee: C21.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.02


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This test method is intended for testing glazed ceramic tile that are to be used in areas in which they may be subjected to rapid or severe temperature changes.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the resistance to thermal shock of glazed ceramic tiles under normal conditions of use.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    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

    C242 Terminology of Ceramic Whitewares and Related Products

    C373 Test Method for Water Absorption, Bulk Density, Apparent Porosity, and Apparent Specific Gravity of Fired Whiteware Products


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.25 (Terracotta building products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C0484-99R14

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C484-99(2014), Standard Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Glazed Ceramic Tile, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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