This specification covers thermoplastic fabrics such as polyester, polyester/polyamide bicomponent, or composites with fiberglass or polyester scrims that can be used during the construction of cold-applied roofing and waterproofing. The thermoplastic fabrics shall be classified as: Type I; Type II; Type III; Type IV; Type V; Type VI; and Type VII. Fabrics shall conform to the thickness, mass, and physical properties specified. Tests shall be performed to determine the properties of the material in accordance with the following test methods: unit mass; thickness; breaking load and elongation; trapezoid tearing strength; and puncture strength.
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1.1 This specification covers thermoplastic fabrics such as polyester, polyester/polyamide bicomponent, or composites with fiberglass or polyester scrims that can be used during the construction of cold-applied roofing and waterproofing.
1.2 This specification is intended as a material specification. Issues regarding the suitability of specific roof constructions or application techniques are beyond the scope of this specification.
1.3 The specified tests and property values used to characterize the respective fabrics are intended to establish minimum properties. In-place system design criteria or performance attributes are factors beyond the scope of this material specification.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parenthesis are for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
D1079 Terminology Relating to Roofing and Waterproofing
D1117 Guide for Evaluating Nonwoven Fabrics
D1776 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles
D1777 Test Method for Thickness of Textile Materials
D4830 Test Methods for Characterizing Thermoplastic Fabrics Used in Roofing and Waterproofing
D5035 Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method)
D5733 Test Method for Tearing Strength of Nonwoven Fabrics by the Trapezoid Procedure
cold-applied roofing and waterproofing; fiber glass scrim; polyester/polyamide reinforcement; polyester reinforcement; thermoplastic fabrics;
ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)
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