ASTM D449-03(2008)

    Standard Specification for Asphalt Used in Dampproofing and Waterproofing


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers three types of asphalt suitable for use as a mopping coat in dampproofing; or as a plying or mopping cement in the construction of membrane waterproofing systems with felts in accordance with Specification D 226; fabrics in accordance with Specifications D 173 or D 1668 (asphalt types); asphalt-impregnated glass mat in accordance with Specifications D 2178; and with primer in accordance with Specification D 41.

    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

    D5 Test Method for Penetration of Bituminous Materials

    D36 Test Method for Softening Point of Bitumen (Ring-and-Ball Apparatus)

    D41 Specification for Asphalt Primer Used in Roofing, Dampproofing, and Waterproofing

    D92 Test Method for Flash and Fire Points by Cleveland Open Cup Tester

    D113 Test Method for Ductility of Bituminous Materials

    D140 Practice for Sampling Bituminous Materials

    D173 Specification for Bitumen-Saturated Cotton Fabrics Used in Roofing and Waterproofing

    D226 Specification for Asphalt-Saturated Organic Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing

    D1668 Specification for Glass Fabrics (Woven and Treated) for Roofing and Waterproofing

    D2042 Test Method for Solubility of Asphalt Materials in Trichloroethylene

    D2178 Specification for Asphalt Glass Felt Used in Roofing and Waterproofing

    D3461 Test Method for Softening Point of Asphalt and Pitch (Mettler Cup-and-Ball Method)


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30121601(Asphalt); 30151500(Roofing materials)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0449-03R08

    Citation Format

    ASTM D449-03(2008), Standard Specification for Asphalt Used in Dampproofing and Waterproofing, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008, www.astm.org

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