ASTM C658 - 98(2012)

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

    Active Standard ASTM C658 | 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 grouts used for filling joints of chemical-resistant brick or tile units. The liquid resins may be furan, epoxy, vinyl ester, or other resins capable of forming chemical-resistant grout after mixing with a suitable setting agent and filler. Fillers may be silica, carbon, or other chemical resistant materials and may be supplied as a separate component or as a premix with the liquid resin and/or setting agent. Setting agents may include amines, polyamides, acids, or other reactants and may be supplied as a separate component or as a constituent of the filler. All materials should conform to the prescribed setting time, compressive strength, tensile strength, water absorption and linear shrinkage.

    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 grouts for filling joints of chemical-resistant brick or tile units. For use of these materials, see Practice C723. (For mortars, see Specification C395.)

    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.

    Note 1Resin grouts and mortars are differentiated as follows: 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). Resin mortars are trowelled 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).


    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

    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

    C395 Specification for 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

    C723 Practice for Chemical-Resistant Resin Grouts for Brick or Tile

    C904 Terminology Relating to Chemical-Resistant Nonmetallic Materials


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111506(Grout); 30131603(Concrete bricks)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0658-98R12

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