ASTM E1773 - 10

    Standard Practice for Sealing Rigid Wall Tactical Shelters with Polysulfide Based Sealants

    Active Standard ASTM E1773 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.11


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    Significance and Use

    This recommended practice is intended to provide information on the storage, mixing, handling, and application of polysulfide based sealants. Tooling and equipment requirements for the satisfactory application of the sealants to joints in tactical shelters are also provided.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the procedures for sealing rigid wall tactical shelters. It outlines the techniques for the storage, mixing, handling, and application of polysulfide based sealants.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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

    D907 Terminology of Adhesives

    E1749 Terminology Relating to Rigid Wall Relocatable Shelters

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Specification

    SAE-AMS-3819 Cleaning Cloths


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 95.020 (Military engineering. Military affairs. Weapons)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30162400(Partition walls); 31200000(Adhesives and sealants)


    DOI: 10.1520/E1773-10

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