This test method covers procedures for the use of oxygen analyzers to measure the percentage of oxygen in an insulating glass unit where normal atmospheric air has been replaced with other gases such as argon, krypton, xenon, or sulfur hexafluoride (SF6).
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee E06 on Performance of Buildings, this test method was withdrawn in April 2012. This standard was withdrawn without replacement due to its limited use by industry.
1.1 This test method covers procedures for the use of oxygen analyzers to measure the percentage of oxygen in an insulating glass unit where normal atmospheric air has been replaced with other gases such as argon, krypton, xenon, or sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). The procedure shows how to convert the measured percentage of oxygen in an insulating glass unit to the percentage of air in the unit, and subtracts the air percentage from 100 % to calculate the percentage of fill gas in the unit.
1.2 This test method does not determine the type of fill gas. It only measures the percentage of oxygen in the gas in the space between the lites of an insulating glass unit.
1.3 This test method is not applicable to insulating glass units containing open capillary/breather tubes.
1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.5 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.
C162 Terminology of Glass Products
C717 Terminology of Building Seals and Sealants
E631 Terminology of Building Constructions
fill gas; gas concentration; oxygen; oxygen analyzer; sealed insulating glass unit;
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