Standard Active Last Updated: Jan 17, 2022
ASTM C732-17(2022)

Standard Test Method for Aging Effects of Artificial Weathering on Latex Sealants

Significance and Use

5.1 Accelerated weathering exposure serves to indicate long-term exterior durability of the sealant. In this test method, durability is tested when the sealant is used with wood or aluminum.


1.1 This test method covers a laboratory procedure for the determination of aging effects of artificial weathering on latex sealants.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses after SI units are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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.

Note 1: Currently there is no ISO standard similar to this test method.

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: 04.07
Developed by Subcommittee: C24.40
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/C0732-17R22
ICS Code: 91.100.50