ASTM D3498 - 18a

    Standard Specification for Adhesives for Field-Gluing Wood Structural Panels (Plywood or Oriented Strand Board) to Wood Based Floor System Framing

    Active Standard ASTM D3498 | Developed by Subcommittee: D14.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.06


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    Abstract

    This specification covers minimum performance standards and test requirements for gap-filling construction adhesives for field-gluing plywood to lumber framing for floor systems. The adhesive shall conform to the strength and durability properties prescribed. The different methods for specimen's preparation are presented in details. The shear strength, gap-filling effect on strength, and durability shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers minimum performance standards and test requirements for gap-filling construction adhesives for bonding wood structural panels consisting of plywood or oriented strand board (OSB) to wood based floor system framing, particularly dimension lumber or wood I-joists, at the construction site.

    1.2 This specification provides a basis for ensuring the quality of the adhesives and is not intended as an application specification.

    1.3 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.

    1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 11, of this specification: 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Voluntary Product Standards

    PS1 Structural Plywood

    ASTM Standards

    D572 Test Method for RubberDeterioration by Heat and Oxygen

    D905 Test Method for Strength Properties of Adhesive Bonds in Shear by Compression Loading

    D907 Terminology of Adhesives

    D4300 Test Methods for Ability of Adhesive Films to Support or Resist the Growth of Fungi

    D4442 Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials

    D4444 Test Method for Laboratory Standardization and Calibration of Hand-Held Moisture Meters

    D4783 Test Methods for Resistance of Adhesive Preparations in Container to Attack by Bacteria, Yeast, and Fungi

    E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.180 (Adhesives)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31201601(Chemical adhesives)


    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/D3498-18A

    Citation Format

    ASTM D3498-18a, Standard Specification for Adhesives for Field-Gluing Wood Structural Panels (Plywood or Oriented Strand Board) to Wood Based Floor System Framing, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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