ASTM D3747 - 79(2007)

    Standard Specification for Emulsified Asphalt Adhesive for Adhering Roof Insulation

    Active Standard ASTM D3747 | Developed by Subcommittee: D08.09

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.04


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    Abstract

    This specification covers emulsified asphalt adhesive for use in adhering preformed roof insulation to steel roof decks of specified inclines. When applied as a continuous film over an acceptable deck surface, the emulsion functions as both an adhesive and a vapor retarder. The adhesives shall be appropriately sampled and tested, and shall adhere accordingly to the following physical requirements: water vapor permeance; adhesive strength; freezing resistance; density; residue by evaporation; ash content of residue; and behavior during heat test.

    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 specification covers emulsified asphalt adhesive for use in adhering preformed roof insulation to steel roof decks with inclines up to 33 %. When applied as a continuous film over an acceptable deck surface, the emulsion functions as both an adhesive and a vapor retarder.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 5, of this specification: 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

    C208 Specification for Cellulosic Fiber Insulating Board

    D244 Test Methods and Practices for Emulsified Asphalts

    D312 Specification for Asphalt Used in Roofing

    D2939 Test Methods for Emulsified Bitumens Used as Protective Coatings

    E96/E96M Test Methods for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.180 (Adhesives)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30140000(Insulation); 30121601(Asphalt)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3747-79R07

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