ASTM WK70508

    New Classification for MgO ceramic-cement board, uses, applications, types and sizes

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    Developed by Subcommittee: E06.21 | Committee E06 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    To provide guidance for the appropriate selection of fiber-mat reinforced MgO based ceramic-cement boards, application methods and procedures


    magnesium-oxide; fiber reinforced cement boards; non-combustible wall boards; ceiling boards, floor sheathing, cladding systems; anti microbial, mold resistant wall boards; sound abatement; fire-separations; fire protection; mago; magnesiumoxychloride; magnesiumoxysulfate;


    MgO based cement boards are a new material to most construction industry people and do not have current standards which are necessary for the appropriate and safe use of these products

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Peter Francis

    Draft Under Development