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ASTM C209-07ae1

Standard Test Methods for Cellulosic Fiber Insulating Board

Standard Test Methods for Cellulosic Fiber Insulating Board C0209-07AE01 ASTM|C0209-07AE01|en-US Standard Test Methods for Cellulosic Fiber Insulating Board Standard new BOS Vol. 04.06 Committee C16
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Significance and Use

The test methods contained in this document are intended for cellulosic fiber insulating board as described in Specification C 208. These test methods examine mechanical, physical and thermal properties, properties related to water absorption and water vapor exposure, and flammability related properties.

The results of these tests may be used to describe the performance of insulating board and are suitable for use in material specifications.

Note 1—Committee C-16 is in the process of splitting this document into discrete test methods categorized by the nature of the test methods.


1.1 These test methods cover those insulation products in specified Specification C 208 that are not singularly specified elsewhere as insulating formboard (see Specification C 532) and nail-base sheathing (see Specification D 2277). The requirements for the products' physical properties are specified in Specification C 208. The methods for the general insulation products' physical properties are given as follows:

1.2 Reference is provided to an established source for nomenclature and definitions.

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.

1.3 Several of the test methods contained in this document are referenced by material specifications other than cellulosic fiber insulating board. These include mineral fiber, perlite, polyisocyanurate, polystyrene and phenolic materials.

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.06
Developed by Subcommittee: C16.32
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/C0209-07AE01
ICS Code: 27.220