ASTM D2946 - 01(2010)

    Standard Terminology for Asbestos and Asbestos-Cement Products

    Active Standard ASTM D2946 | Developed by Subcommittee: C17.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.05


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology covers terms and definitions, definitions of terms, and abbreviations of terms relating to asbestos and asbestos-cement products.


    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

    C150 Specification for Portland Cement

    C296 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Pressure Pipe

    C428 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Nonpressure Sewer Pipe

    C458 Test Method for Organic Fiber Content of Asbestos-Cement Products

    C500 Test Methods for Asbestos-Cement Pipe

    C508 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Underdrain Pipe

    C541 Specification for Linings for Asbestos-Cement Pipe

    C618 Specification for Coal Fly Ash and Raw or Calcined Natural Pozzolan for Use in Concrete

    C663 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Storm Drain Pipe

    C668 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Transmission Pipe

    C875 Specification for Asbestos-Cement Conduit

    C966 Guide for Installing Asbestos-Cement Nonpressure Pipe

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D1067 Test Methods for Acidity or Alkalinity of Water

    D1118 Test Method for Magnetic Rating of Asbestos Fiber and Asbestos Textiles

    D1126 Test Method for Hardness in Water

    D1918 Test Method for Asbestos Content of Asbestos Textiles

    D2589 Test Method for McNett Wet Classification of Dual Asbestos Fiber

    D2950 Test Method for Density of Bituminous Concrete in Place by Nuclear Methods

    D2985 Test Method for Color of Asbestos

    D3879 Test Method for Sampling Amphibole Asbestos

    E284 Terminology of Appearance

    E308 Practice for Computing the Colors of Objects by Using the CIE System

    E849 Practice for Safety and Health Requirements Relating to Occupational Exposure to Asbestos


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.91 (Construction materials and building (Vocabularies)); 91.100.15 (Mineral materials and products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11101510(Asbestos); 30111600(Cement and lime)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2946-01R10

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