Standard Active Last Updated: Jan 11, 2018
ASTM F1516-13(2018)

Standard Practice for Sealing Seams of Resilient Flooring Products by the Heat Weld Method (when Recommended)

Significance and Use

4.1 Seams in some resilient flooring are heat sealed to prevent openings from forming between cut edges and to prevent penetrations of dirt, liquids, etc., into the seams. Decorative appearances may also be achieved using contrasting heat weld thread (rod).

Scope

1.1 This practice covers the instructions and precautions to be observed to ensure satisfactory performance of seams in resilient flooring sealed by the heat weld method.

1.2 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. See precaution information in 6.1.

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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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: F06.40
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/F1516-13R18
ICS Code: 13.220.40; 97.150