ASTM C627 - 10

    Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ceramic Floor Tile Installation Systems Using the Robinson-Type Floor Tester

    Active Standard ASTM C627 | Developed by Subcommittee: C21.06

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.02


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    Significance and Use

    This test method provides a standardized procedure for evaluating performance of ceramic floor tile installations under conditions similar to actual specific usages. It can be used to make comparisons between customary basic installation methods, to establish the influence of minor changes in a particular installation method, and to judge the merit of proposed novel methods.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of ceramic floor tile installation systems, using the Robinson -type floor tester.

    1.2 This test method is intended solely for evaluating complete ceramic floor tile installation systems for failure under loads and not for evaluating particular characteristics of ceramic tile, such as abrasion resistance. This test method does not claim to provide meaningful results for other than evaluating complete ceramic floor tile installation systems.

    1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The metric (SI) units in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4 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

    C144 Specification for Aggregate for Masonry Mortar

    C150 Specification for Portland Cement


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.060.30 (Ceilings. Floors. Stairs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 72152504(Ceramic floor tile installation service)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0627-10

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