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ASTM C1523-02

Standard Test Method for Determining Modulus, Tear and Adhesion Properties of Precured Elastomeric Joint Sealants


1.1 This test method describes a laboratory procedure for measuring modulus, tear, joint movement ability and adhesion properties of applied, Precured Elastomeric Joint Sealants, hereinafter referred to as "applied seal" and if not applied, hereinafter referred to as "seal," on portland cement mortar as a standard substrate and or other substrates. It tests these properties after dry, wet, frozen, heat aged or artificially weather-aged conditionings, or both.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. Other values given in parentheses are provided 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 The committee with jurisdiction over this standard is not aware of any similar standard published by another committee or organization.

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.07
Developed by Subcommittee: C24.32
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.1520/C1523-02
ICS Code: 83.060