ASTM E1801 - 09

    Standard Practice for Adhesive Bonding of Aluminum Facings in Foam and Beam Type Shelters

    Active Standard ASTM E1801 | Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.11


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    Significance and Use

    The formation of reproducible, durable adhesive bonds in structural units requires great care in the performance of the steps in the bonding process. Experience has shown that adhesive bonding carried out in accordance with this practice produces reproducible adhesive bonds. This practice is applicable to both the Type 1, 71°C (160°F), and Type 2, 93°C (200°F), elevated humidity service type of foam and beam shelter.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the materials, processes, and quality controls to be used in the manufacture of adhesive-bonded, aluminum-faced, foam core sandwich panels for tactical shelters.

    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

    B209 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate

    E1730 Specification for Rigid Foam for Use in Structural Sandwich Panel Cores

    E1749 Terminology Relating to Rigid Wall Relocatable Shelters

    E1793 Practice for Preparation of Aluminum Alloy for Bonding in Foam and Beam Type Transportable Shelters

    E1794 Specification for Adhesive for Bonding Foam Cored Sandwich Panels (200F Elevated Humidity Service), Type II Panels

    E1800 Specification for Adhesive for Bonding Foam Cored Sandwich Panels (160F Elevated Humidity Service), Type I Panels

    Federal Standard

    QQ-A-250/11 Alumium Alloy 6061-T6 Plate and Sheet


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.180 (Adhesives)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31200000(Adhesives and sealants); 11101705(Aluminum)


    DOI: 10.1520/E1801-09

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