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ASTM WK84390

Revision of D1079-20 Standard Terminology Relating to Roofing and Waterproofing


New definition for asphalt flashing cement, delete existing definition for flashing cement and related changes. D1079 currently includes definitions for both asphalt roof cement and flashing cement. This initiative began with a request to revise the existing definition for flashing cement because it excludes polymeric materials and organic fibers. During the subcommittee ballot process, we discussed that the original intent of the definition for flashing cement was to indicate that it is intended for use on vertical surfaces. The subcommittee decided to make the following changes to address these two issues:


Developed by Subcommittee: D08.01

Committee: D08

Staff Manager: Jamie Huffnagle

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Date Initiated: 12-04-2022

Technical Contact: Jason Aspin

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