Active Standard ASTM D6356 / D6356M | Developed by Subcommittee: D08.09
Book of Standards Volume: 04.04
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Significance and Use
This procedure measures the amount of hydrogen gas generation potential of aluminized emulsion roof coating. There is the possibility of water reacting with aluminum pigment to generate hydrogen gas. This situation is to be avoided, so this test was designed to evaluate coating formulations and assess the propensity to gassing.
1.1 This test method covers a hydrogen gas and stability test for aluminum emulsified asphalt coatings.
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.
D1079 Terminology Relating to Roofing and Waterproofing
D2939 Test Methods for Emulsified Bitumens Used as Protective Coatings
E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers
ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)