This specification defines the requirements for the compound and physical characteristics of cork floor coverings made from agglomerated composition cork supplied in tile form, to be used with a factory finish or an in situ finish, or both. Cork floor tile covered by this specification shall have a smooth surface and be classified as Class I (Types A and B) and Class II (Types A and B). The standard covers information in the invitation to bid or purchase order, materials and manufacture, physical properties, performance requirements, workmanship, finish and appearance, sampling for testing physical characteristics, inspection, certification, product marking, and packaging and package marking.
1.1 This specification covers requirements for the compound and physical characteristics of cork floor tile. This standard specifies the requirements for cork floor coverings made from agglomerated composition cork supplied in tile form, which are designed to be used with a factory finish or an in situ finish, or both.
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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