Active Standard ASTM F1516 | Developed by Subcommittee: F06.40
Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
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Significance and Use
4.1 Seams in some resilient flooring are heat sealed to prevent openings from forming between cut edges and to prevent penetrations of dirt, liquids, etc., into the seams. Decorative appearances may also be achieved using contrasting heat weld thread (rod).
1.2 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. See precaution information in 6.1.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F141 Terminology Relating to Resilient Floor Coverings
ICS Number Code 13.220.40 (Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products); 97.150 (Non-textile floor coverings)