Active Standard ASTM D2178 / D2178M | Developed by Subcommittee: D08.04
Book of Standards Volume: 04.04
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1.1 This specification covers glass felts impregnated to varying degrees with asphalt intended to be used with asphalts conforming to the requirements of Specifications D312 or D7654 in the construction of built-up roofs, and with asphalts conforming to the requirements of Specification D449 in the construction of waterproofing systems.
1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the 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.
D146 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Bitumen-Saturated Felts and Woven Fabrics for Roofing and Waterproofing
D312 Specification for Asphalt Used in Roofing
D449 Specification for Asphalt Used in Dampproofing and Waterproofing
D1079 Terminology Relating to Roofing and Waterproofing
D7654 Specification for Asphalt Used in Roofing Measured by Dynamic Shear Rheometer
ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)
UNSPSC Code 30121601(Asphalt); 30151500(Roofing materials)