Work Item
ASTM WK70310

New Practice for Measurement of the Steady-State Thermal Transmission Properties of Small Specimens Using the Heat Flow Meter Apparatus

1. Scope

The scope of the Committee shall be the development of standards, promotion of knowledge, and stimulation of research pertaining to thermal insulation materials, products, systems, and associated coatings and coverings, but not including insulating refractories. These activities shall be coordinated with those of other ASTM Committees and national and international organizations having similar interest.


calibration; heat flow meter apparatus; thermal resistance; heat flux; instrument; thermal conductivity; thermal testing; small specimens


For new product development and forensic investigation, where larger test specimens are not available.

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


Developed by Subcommittee: C16.30

Committee: C16

Staff Manager: Mary Mikolajewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 10-23-2019

Technical Contact: Phalguni Mukhopadhyaya

Item: 001

Ballot: C16.30 (20-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: C16.30 (21-01)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 001

Ballot: C16 (21-04)

Status: Will Reballot Item

Item: 006

Ballot: C16 (22-02)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution