This specification establishes requirements and test methods for materials, impact strength, appearance, surface flame spread, and windload resistance of siding products manufactured from polypropylene material. The use of polypropylene recycled plastic in this product shall conform to the specified requirements. The siding shall be made principally of polypropylene compound, prepared from polypropylene homopolymer or copolymer. The polypropylene compound shall be compounded so as to provide the heat stability and weather exposure stability required for the siding market application.
1.1 This specification establishes requirements and test methods for materials, impact strength, appearance, surface flame spread, and windload resistance of siding products manufactured from polypropylene material. Methods of indicating compliance with this specification are also provided.
1.2 The use of polypropylene recycled plastic in this product shall be in accordance with the requirements in Section .
1.3 Siding produced to this specification shall be installed in accordance with manufacturers installation instructions for the specific product to be installed.Note 1
Information with regard to siding maintenance shall be obtained from the manufacturer.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information purposes only.
There is no known ISO equivalent to this standard.
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