Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D3746-85(2002)

Standard Test Method for Impact Resistance of Bituminous Roofing Systems

Significance and Use

This test method provides a means of evaluating roofing systems for resistance to impact loads of many kinds. It should also be useful in developing performance criteria for roofing systems.


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the resistance of bituminous roofing systems to impact loads at any desired temperature, with a missile of the weight, size, and shape specified herein.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific precautionary statements, see Section 6.

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D08.20
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D3746-85R02
ICS Code: 91.100.50