Standard Active Last Updated: Sep 13, 2022
ASTM E1042-22

Standard Classification for Acoustically Absorptive Materials Applied by Trowel or Spray

Significance and Use

4.1 Acoustically absorptive materials are used for the control of reverberation and echoes in rooms. This standard provides a classification method for acoustically absorptive materials applied directly to surfaces by trowel or by spray.


1.1 This classification covers materials applied by trowel or spray to surfaces for the purpose of increasing their acoustical absorption.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

1.3 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: 04.06
Developed by Subcommittee: E33.04
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/E1042-22
ICS Code: 91.120.20