ASTM C717 - 14

    Standard Terminology of Building Seals and Sealants

    Active Standard ASTM C717 | Developed by Subcommittee: C24.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.07


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    ASTM C717

    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard describes terms and definitions and descriptions of terms used in test methods, specifications, guides, and practices (related to building seals and sealants) consistent with the scope and areas of interest of ASTM Committee C24.

    1.2 Definitions and descriptions of terms are written to ensure that building seals and sealants standards are properly understood and interpreted.


    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

    A644 Terminology Relating to Iron Castings

    C509 Specification for Elastomeric Cellular Preformed Gasket and Sealing Material

    C542 Specification for Lock-Strip Gaskets

    C716 Specification for Installing Lock-Strip Gaskets and Infill Glazing Materials

    C797 Practices for Use of Oil- and Resin-Based Putty and Glazing Compounds

    C961 Test Method for Lap Shear Strength of Sealants

    C964 Guide for Lock-Strip Gasket Glazing

    C1021 Practice for Laboratories Engaged in Testing of Building Sealants

    C1193 Guide for Use of Joint Sealants

    D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics

    D1079 Terminology Relating to Roofing and Waterproofing

    D1565 Specification for Flexible Cellular Materials--Vinyl Chloride Polymers and Copolymers (Open-Cell Foam)

    D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber

    D2102 Test Method for Shrinkage of Textile Fibers (Bundle Test)

    E631 Terminology of Building Constructions


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.91 (Construction materials and building (Vocabularies)); 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31200000(Adhesives and sealants)


    DOI: 10.1520/C0717

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