This specification covers requirements for the compound and physical characteristics of rubber floor tile. The polymeric binder of the rubber floor tile shall have been vulcanized such that it becomes thermoset. The rubber floor tile made from this compound shall be resistant to neutral pH cleaners. For homogeneous rubber floor tile, the surface coloring or mottling shall be uniform throughout the entire thickness of the rubber floor tile. For layered rubber floor tile, the surface color or mottling need not extend through the entire thickness of the rubber floor tile, but must extend throughout the entire thickness of the wear layer. The material shall be tested for heat resistance, abrasion resistance, dimensional stability, and light resistance.
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1.1 This specification covers requirements for the compound and physical characteristics of rubber floor tile.
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.
D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics
D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber
D2240 Test Method for Rubber Property--Durometer Hardness
D3389 Test Method for Coated Fabrics Abrasion Resistance (Rotary Platform Abrader)
F141 Terminology Relating to Resilient Floor Coverings
F373 Test Method for Embossed Depth of Resilient Floor Coverings
F386 Test Method for Thickness of Resilient Flooring Materials Having Flat Surfaces
F410 Test Method for Wear Layer Thickness of Resilient Floor Coverings by Optical Measurement
F710 Practice for Preparing Concrete Floors to Receive Resilient Flooring
F925 Test Method for Resistance to Chemicals of Resilient Flooring
F970 Test Method for Static Load Limit
F1482 Practice for Installation and Preparation of Panel Type Underlayments to Receive Resilient Flooring
F1514 Test Method for Measuring Heat Stability of Resilient Flooring by Color Change
F2055 Test Method for Size and Squareness of Resilient Floor Tile by Dial Gage Method
F2199 Test Method for Determining Dimensional Stability of Resilient Floor Tile after Exposure to Heat
American National Standards
ANSI/ASQCZ1.4 Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.
flooring; resilient; rubber; tile;
ICS Number Code 97.150 (Non-textile floor coverings)
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