ASTM D3161-08c

    Standard Test Method for Wind-Resistance of Asphalt Shingles (Fan-Induced Method)


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the procedure for evaluating the wind resistance of asphalt shingles that results from the shingles rigidity (with or without contribution from sealant) or mechanical interlocking (with or without contribution from sealant) or any combination thereof. The shingles are applied to a test panel in accordance with the manufacturers instructions and tested at a 2:12 (17 %) slope, or at the lowest slope permitted by those instructions.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound 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

    D1079 Terminology Relating to Roofing and Waterproofing


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121601(Asphalt); 30151508(Shingles)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D3161-08C

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    ASTM D3161-08c, Standard Test Method for Wind-Resistance of Asphalt Shingles (Fan-Induced Method), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008, www.astm.org

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