Standard Active Last Updated: Mar 04, 2022
ASTM C1505-15(2022)

Standard Test Method for Determination of Breaking Strength and Modulus of Rupture of Ceramic Tiles and Glass Tiles by Three-Point Loading

Significance and Use

5.1 This test method is intended for determining the breaking strength and modulus of rupture of ceramic tiles and glass tiles for compliance with requirements that may appear in specifications.


1.1 This test method covers the determination of breaking strength and modulus of rupture of ceramic tiles and glass tiles by three-point loading.

1.2 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that 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.

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: 3
DOI: 10.1520/C1505-15R22
ICS Code: 91.100.25