ASTM D449 / D449M - 03(2014)e1

    Standard Specification for Asphalt Used in Dampproofing and Waterproofing

    Active Standard ASTM D449 / D449M | Developed by Subcommittee: D08.03

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.04


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers three types of asphalt suitable for use as a mopping coat in dampproofing; or as a plying or mopping cement in the construction of membrane waterproofing systems with felts in accordance with Specification D226; fabrics in accordance with Specifications D173 or D1668 (asphalt types); asphalt-impregnated glass mat in accordance with Specifications D2178; and with primer in accordance with Specification D41.

    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 should 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D5 Test Method for Penetration of Bituminous Materials

    D36 Test Method for Softening Point of Bitumen (Ring-and-Ball Apparatus)

    D41 Specification for Asphalt Primer Used in Roofing, Dampproofing, and Waterproofing

    D92 Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester

    D113 Test Method for Ductility of Bituminous Materials

    D140 Practice for Sampling Bituminous Materials

    D173 Specification for Bitumen-Saturated Cotton Fabrics Used in Roofing and Waterproofing

    D226 Specification for Asphalt-Saturated Organic Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing

    D1668 Specification for Glass Fabrics (Woven and Treated) for Roofing and Waterproofing

    D2042 Test Method for Solubility of Asphalt Materials in Trichloroethylene

    D2178 Specification for Asphalt Glass Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing

    D3461 Test Method for Softening Point of Asphalt and Pitch (Mettler Cup-and-Ball Method)


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121601(Asphalt); 30151500(Roofing materials)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0449_D0449M

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