ASTM C731 - 00(2010)

    Standard Test Method for Extrudability, After Package Aging, of Latex Sealants

    Active Standard ASTM C731 | Developed by Subcommittee: C24.20

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.07


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    Significance and Use

    Extrudability measurements of latex sealants serve to indicate only their ease of application; they do not predict the performance capability of the compound after installation.

    This test method also measures freeze-thaw and heat stability of such sealants.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers a laboratory procedure for the determination of extrudability of latex sealants after freeze-thaw and heat cycling.

    1.2 The values stated in metric (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 problems, 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.

    Note 1—Currently there is no ISO standard similar to this test 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

    C717 Terminology of Building Seals and Sealants


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31201600(Other adhesives and sealants)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/C0731-00R10

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    Citation Format

    ASTM C731-00(2010), Standard Test Method for Extrudability, After Package Aging, of Latex Sealants, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2010, www.astm.org

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