ASTM D6506 - 01(2009)

    Standard Specification for Asphalt Based Protection for Below-Grade Waterproofing

    Active Standard ASTM D6506 | Developed by Subcommittee: D08.22

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.04

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    This specification covers the manufacture, testing, and physical requirements of two classes of asphalt based protection board used for protecting the integrity of below grade or below wearing surface waterproofing. Class A is made with asphalt saturated organic felt on the bottom and a coated or saturated non-woven glass felt on top, while Class B is made with glass fabrics both top and bottom. The boards shall be sampled for testing, and each class shall conform accordingly to specified individual values of the following physical properties: nominal thickness; puncture strength; water absorption; asphalt content; and resistance to decay.

    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 an asphalt based protection board used for protecting the integrity of below grade or below wearing surface waterproofing. The protection board protects the waterproofing system from backfill, surfacing, construction activities, and weathering conditions prior to backfilling or applying surfacing.

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

    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

    D545 Test Methods for Preformed Expansion Joint Fillers for Concrete Construction (Nonextruding and Resilient Types)

    D994 Specification for Preformed Expansion Joint Filler for Concrete (Bituminous Type)

    D5147 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Modified Bituminous Sheet Material

    E154 Test Methods for Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Earth Under Concrete Slabs, on Walls, or as Ground Cover

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.060.99 (Other elements of buildings)

    UNSPSC Code

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

    DOI: 10.1520/D6506-01R09

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