Active Standard ASTM D7492 / D7492M | Developed by Subcommittee: D08.22
Book of Standards Volume: 04.04
Significance and Use
This guide provides information and guidelines for the selection and installation of drainage systems media that are in conjunction with waterproofing systems. This guide is intended to be used in conjunction with Guides C898, C981, C1471, D5898, and D6622 and to provide guidelines for the total waterproofing and drainage system.
1.1 This guide makes recommendations for the selection and application of \tprefabricated drainage media used in conjunction with waterproofing systems on horizontal and vertical surfaces. Drainage media considered include rigid and semi-rigid insulation boards and rigid materials including plastics. The scope of this guide does not cover other drainage media including gravel and filter fabric systems that can be constructed. The scope of this guide does not cover \tdrainage materials or drainage system designs used for vegetative roof systems. Vegetative roof systems require specialized designs.
1.2 The committee with jurisdiction over this standard is not aware of any other comparable standards published by other organizations.
1.3 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.
1.4 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations and equipment. 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.
ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)