ASTM C723 - 98(2012)

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

    Active Standard ASTM C723 | Developed by Subcommittee: C03.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    Abstract

    This practice provides detailed information on the handling and proper use of chemical-resistant resin grouts for filling joints of chemical-resistant brick or tile. For hand mixing, clean nonabsorbent pails or mortar boxes shall be used with paddles, trowels, or spatulas as mixing tools. For power mixing, a suitable size mechanical mixer operated at speeds so as to prevent air entrapment shall be utilized. Procedures for mixing and handling of resin grouts, setting of brick or tile into sand-cement or chemical-resistant setting beds, grouting of brick or tile, surface cleaning using steam or hot water, and curing for damage or contamination protection are discussed.

    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 practice provides detailed information on the handling and proper use of chemical-resistant resin grouts for filling joints of chemical-resistant brick or tile such as those covered in Specification C658.

    Note 1Resin grouts and mortars are differentiated as follows: Resin grouts are applied to 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 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). (See Practice C399.)

    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

    C398 Practice for Use of Hydraulic Cement Mortars in Chemical-Resistant Masonry

    C399 Practice for Use of Chemical-Resistant Resin Mortars

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

    C904 Terminology Relating to Chemical-Resistant Nonmetallic Materials


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)

    UNSPSC Code

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


    DOI: 10.1520/C0723-98R12

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