Standard Active Last Updated: Apr 27, 2020
ASTM C484-20

Standard Test Method for Thermal Shock Resistance of Glazed Ceramic Tile

Significance and Use

5.1 This test method is intended for testing glazed ceramic tile that are to be used in areas in which they may be subjected to rapid or severe temperature changes.


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the resistance to thermal shock of glazed ceramic tiles under normal conditions of use.

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.02
Developed by Subcommittee: C21.06
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/C0484-20
ICS Code: 91.100.25