ASTM C Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants. ASTM-C ; Standard Specification for Elastomeric Joint Sealants. 2. ASTM C; Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants. B. FEDERAL. This guide describes the use of a cold liquid-applied sealant for joint sealing applications. Including joints on buildings and related adjacent areas, such as.
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Information in this guide is primarily applicable to single- and multi-component, cold-applied joint sealants and secondarily to precured sealant extrusions when used with properly prepared joint openings and substrate surfaces.
It presents guidelines for the use and application of the various materials, design of a sealant joint for a specific application, and environmental conditions and effects that are known to detrimentally affect a sealant joint. The user of this practice should define the other parameters to be evaluated such as cleaning of the substrate, depth control of the sealant, sealant profile, etc.
Changes in the color of the sealant, Changes in the adhesion of the sealant to glass, and Changes in the adhesion of the sealant to the sstm being tested. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. Remedial work may be necessary when a lite of glass is replaced, for routine maintenance, or after distress is discovered. Cylindrical sealant backing serves one or more of the following functions: For specific aerosol foam sealant applications, operational temperature limit criteria shall be as agreed upon between the aerosol sealant manufacturer and aztm purchaser.
ASTM C Standard Specification for Elastomeric Joint Sealants This specification covers the properties of a cured single- or multicomponent cold-applied elastomeric joint sealant for sealing, caulking, or glazing operations on buildings, plazas, and decks for vehicular or pedestrian use, and types of construction other than highway and airfield pavements and bridges. This specification describes the properties of applied, flat shaped precured elastomeric silicone joint sealants, hereinafter referred to as applied seal, that bridge joint openings and are adhered to joint substrates utilizing a liquid applied silicone adhesive sealant, specified by c11933 manufacturer, hereinafter referred to as adhesive to construction substrates, to seal building openings such as panel joints, metal flashing joints, or other building openings in place of conventional liquid applied sealants.
Currently two main foam sealant types are applicable to this standard, single component polyurethane and latex types.
ASTM C – 00 Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants
ASTM C Standard Test Method for Adhesion-in-Peel of Elastomeric Joint Sealants This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the strength and characteristics of v1193 peel properties of a cured-in-place elastomeric joint sealant, single- or multicomponent, for use in building construction. These sealants are generally formulated to withstand a maximum joint movement of 7.
Sealants by Disk Method This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the tensile adhesive strength of a preformed tape sealant. It explains the properties and functions of various materials, such as sealant, sealant backing, and primer, among others; and, procedures such as, substrate cleaning and priming, and installation of the components of a sealed asstm.
ASTM C Standard Test Method for Effects of Heat Aging on Weight Loss, Cracking and Chalking of Elastomeric Sealants This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the effects of heat aging on weight loss, cracking, and chalking of cured-in-place elastomeric joint sealants single- and multicomponent for use in building construction.
Users of this test method must recognize that the IG edge seal assembly influences the secondary sealant properties. This test method is applicable to both gun and knife grades. Sealant replacement needs to be considered and when needed should be easily accomplished.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices, and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Guide C should be consulted for this information. Sealant Standard Test Methods ASTM C a Standard Test Method for Staining and Color Change of Single- or Multicomponent Joint Sealants This test method covers an accelerated laboratory procedure to determine if a sample of a joint sealant will stain f1193 substrate when in contract with masonry, concrete, or stone such as marble, limestone, sandstone, and granite.
ASTM C Standard Guide for Calculating Movement and Other Effects When Establishing Sealant Joint Width This guide provides information on performance factors such as movement, construction tolerances, and other effects that should be accounted for to properly establish sealant joint size. These sealants are intended to be a structural component of sealed insulating glass IG units used in structural sealant glazing hereinafter referred to as SSG.
Hereinafter insulating glass is referred to as IG. This practice describes two laboratory accelerated weathering procedures for evaluating the durability of a sealant.
This guide provides a program to evaluate the existing conditions, lists typical conditions, which might be found, and suggests times when such evaluations are appropriate. ASTM C Standard Test Method for Determining Tensile Adhesion Properties of Structural Sealants This test method covers a laboratory procedure for quantitatively measuring the tensile adhesion properties of structural sealants, c113 referred to as the “sealant”.
ASTM C Standard Test Method for Tack-Free Time of Elastomeric Sealants This test method covers a procedure for the determination of the tack-free time property of single- and multi-component elastomeric sealants commonly used for sealing, caulking, and glazing in buildings and related construction. Referenced Documents purchase separately The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
This test method includes the observation of three parameters as follows: Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. C11193 Standard Guides and Practices ASTM C Standard Practice awtm Use of Sealants in Acoustical Applications This practice is a guide for the use of sealants to reduce the sound transmission characteristics of interior walls, c1193, and floors by proper application of sealants to joints, voids, and penetrations normally found in building construction.
This guide focuses on large-scale remedies. Edge seals for these applications use a structural sealant to bond both glass lites and the edge spacer into a monolithic sealed insulating glass unit.
ASTM C Standard Test Method for Determining the Outgassing Potential of Sealant Backing This test method provides a procedure for determining the outgassing potential of a sealant backing when it is punctured during or after installation, with the puncture occurring before the sealant cures. This section lists ASTM global standards of relevance to the design-engineering community classified in one of three ways: ASTM C Standard Test Method for Determining Compatibility of Liquid-Applied Sealants with Accessories Used in Structural Glazing Systems This test method covers a laboratory screening procedure for determining the compatibility of liquid-applied structural sealant glazing sealants when in contact with accessories such as dry glazing gaskets, spacers, shims, and setting blocks after exposure to heat and ultraviolet light.
ASTM C Standard Specification for Structural Silicone Sealants This specification describes the properties of cold liquid applied, single-component or multicomponent, chemically curing elastomeric structural silicone sealants herein referred to as the sealant.
ASTM C Standard Guide for Evaluating Failure of Structural Sealant Glazing This guide covers a screening approach to detect failure adhesive or cohesive of a structural sealant in a structural sealant-glazed window, curtain wall, or other similar system.
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Presently only certain silicone sealants are recognized as having the necessary durability for use as secondary sealant in IG units in SSG applications ASTM C Standard Specification for Precured Elastomeric Silicone Joint Sealants Precured elastomeric silicone joint sealants, hereinafter referred to as seal, are manufactured in flat, cured, extruded shapes and are primarily used to span joint openings in construction.
This test method also does not in its standard form test the added influence of acids or caustics or other materials that may be in the liquid, in many applications. ASTM C Standard Test Method for Staining of Porous Substrate by Joint Sealants This test method covers four types of laboratory tests to determine if a joint sealant has a probability of staining a porous substrate such as marble, limestone, sandstone, and granite. ASTM C Standard Test Method for Measuring the Yield for Aerosol Foam Sealants This test method covers the determination of the linear units of specified diameter bead of foam sealant that can be obtained from a single can of aerosol product.
ASTM C Standard Test Method for Bubbling of One-Part, Elastomeric Solvent-Release Type Sealants This test method covers determination of the degree of bubble formation or surface blistering in one-part, elastomeric solvent-release type sealants when exposed to elevated temperatures.
Aerosol foam sealants are used for a variety of applications intended to reduce airflow through the building envelope. Refer to for joint seal geometries. Proper maintenance could include replacement of localized sealant and sealant joint failures and conceivably complete sealant replacement, perhaps more than once, during that 50 year time period depending on a sealant’s polymer base and its particular formulation.
These materials are generally used to serve as components of glazing systems.
Standard Guide for Use of Joint Sealants
Presently, only a silicone-sealant that is specifically formulated, tested, and marketed as a structural glazing sealant is allowed for structural sealant glazing.
The intent is for service life to meet or exceed design life. Information in this guide is primarily applicable to a single and multi-component, cold liquid-applied joint sealant and secondarily to a precured sealant when used with c193 properly prepared joint opening and substrate surfaces.
Color stability rankings provided by these two procedures may not agree.