Standard Active Last Updated: Nov 16, 2018
ASTM E1773-18

Standard Practice for Sealing Rigid Wall Tactical Shelters with Polysulfide Based Sealants

Significance and Use

4.1 This recommended practice is intended to provide information on the storage, mixing, handling, and application of polysulfide based sealants. Tooling and equipment requirements for the satisfactory application of the sealants to joints in tactical shelters are also provided.


1.1 This practice covers the procedures for sealing rigid wall tactical shelters. It outlines the techniques for the storage, mixing, handling, and application of polysulfide based sealants.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI 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: 04.11
Developed by Subcommittee: E06.53
Pages: 6
DOI: 10.1520/E1773-18
ICS Code: 95.020