Work Item
ASTM WK61472

New Specification for Magnesium Oxide Fibre-Mat Reinforced Cementitious Board Products

1. Scope

The promotion of knowledge, stimulation of research, development and maintenance of standards and related documents that address the use of magnesium oxide cement, boards and related products in buildings as well as to develop, formulate, and improve standards that measure the serviceability performance of building constructions using magnesium oxide cement, boards and related products under various conditions of exposure; provide a systematic basis for obtaining data; and provide information to building officials, code authorities and others on which building product and construction requirements can be established.


cement, panels, fibre-reinforced, backer, wallboard, sheathing, exterior, interior


Magnesium oxide products offer alternatives to existing building panel products with distinct advantages, which use ASTM standards, produced and used in the building industry.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: E06.21

Committee: E06

Staff Manager: Frank McConnell

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-14-2017

Technical Contact: Mike Van Geyn

Item: 001

Ballot: E06.21 (19-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution