Work Item
ASTM WK70508

New Specification for MgO ceramic-cement board, uses, applications, types and sizes

1. Scope

To provide guidance for the appropriate selection of fiber-mat reinforced MgO based ceramic-cement boards, application methods and procedures


magnesium-oxide; fiber reinforced cement boards; non-combustible wall boards; ceiling boards, floor sheathing, cladding systems; anti microbial, mold resistant wall boards; sound abatement; fire-separations; fire protection; mago; magnesiumoxychloride; magnesiumoxysulfate


MgO based cement boards are a new material to most construction industry people and do not have current standards which are necessary for the appropriate and safe use of these products

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: 11-06-2019

Technical Contact: Peter Francis

Item: 000