International Standards - Building Products and Construction

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ASTM A981

This test method describes procedures to establish the relative bond strength of 15.2 mm (0.6 in.) diameter, Grade 270 prestressing steel strand in cement grout as used in prestressed ground anchors for the purpose of evaluating the effects of manufacturing practices on bond strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM A981 here.
ASTM C1018
This test method evaluates the flexural performance of toughness parameters derived from fiber-reinforced concrete in terms of areas under the load-deflection curve obtained by testing a simply supported beam under third-point loading. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1018 here.
ASTM C1042
This test method covers the determination of the bond strength of latex bonding systems for use with portland-cement concrete. This test method covers bonding hardened mortar specimens to freshly mixed mortar specimens. Experience our recommended building materials testers to ASTM C1042 here.
ASTM C1072
This test method covers the determination of flexural bond strength of nonreinforced masonry by physical testing of each joint of masonry prisms. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1072 here.
ASTM C109
  This test method covers determination of the compressive strength of hydraulic cement mortars, using 2-in. or [50-mm] cube specimens. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C109 here.
ASTM C1194
  This test method covers the sampling, preparation of specimens, and determination of the compressive strength of architectural cast stone. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1194 here.
ASTM C1230
  This test method covers determination of the tensile load capacity of glass-fiber reinforced concrete (GFRC) bonding pads used for attaching steel anchors to GFRC architectural panels. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1230 here.
ASTM C1314
  This test method covers procedures for masonry prism construction and testing, and procedures for determining the compressive strength of masonry. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1314 here.
ASTM C1404
  This test method covers the laboratory determination of the bond strength of adhesive systems used to adhere freshly mixed mortar to hardened portland-cement concrete. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1404 here.
ASTM C1505
  This test method covers the determination of breaking strength of ceramic tiles by three-point loading. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1505 here.
ASTM C1583
  This test method covers the test method for the tensile strength of concrete surfaces and the bond strength and tensile strength of concrete repair and overlay by the direct tension method. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C1583 here.
ASTM C165
  This test method covers two procedures for determining the compressive resistance of thermal insulations. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C165  here.
ASTM C203
  These test methods cover the determination of the breaking load and calculated flexural strength of a rectangular cross section of a preformed block-type thermal insulation tested as a simple beam. It is also applicable to cellular plastics. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C203 here.
ASTM C273
  This test method covers the determination of shear properties of sandwich construction core materials associated with shear distortion of planes parallel to the facings. It covers the determination of shear strength parallel to the plane of the sandwich, and the shear modulus associated with strains in a plane normal to the facings. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C273  here.
ASTM C293
  This test method covers determination of the flexural strength of concrete specimens by the use of a simple beam with center-point loading. It is not an alternative to Test Method C78. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C293 here.
ASTM C297
  This test method covers the determination of the core flatwise tension strength, or the bond between core and facings of an assembled sandwich panel. The test consists of subjecting a sandwich construction to a tensile load normal to the plane of the sandwich, such load being transmitted to the sandwich through thick loading blocks bonded to the sandwich facings or directly to the core. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C297 here.
ASTM C307
  This test method covers the determination of tensile strength of cured chemical-resistant materials in the form of molded briquets. These materials include mortars, brick and tile grouts, machinery grouts, and monolithic surfacings. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C307 here.
ASTM C348
  This test method covers the determination of the flexural strength of hydraulic-cement mortars. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C348 here.
ASTM C363
  This test method covers the determination of the delamination strength (node bond strength) of honeycomb core materials. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C363 here.
ASTM C364
  This test method covers the determination of flat structural sandwich construction compressive properties in a direction parallel to the sandwich facing plane. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C364 here.
ASTM C365
  This test method covers the determination of the compressive strength and modulus of sandwich cores. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C365 here.
ASTM C367
  These test methods cover the determination of the strength properties of prefabricated architectual acoustical tile or lay-in ceiling panels. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C367 here.
ASTM C39
  This test method covers determination of compressive strength of cylindrical concrete specimens such as molded cylinders and drilled cores. It is limited to concrete having a unit weight in excess of 50 lb/ft3 [800 kg/m3]. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C39 here.
ASTM C393
  This test method covers determination of the properties of flat sandwich constructions subjected to flatwise flexure in such a manner that the applied moments produce curvature of the sandwich facing planes. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C393 here.
ASTM C425
  This specification covers materials and test requirements for compression joints for vitrified clay pipe and fittings. See Specification C 700 for pipe specifications. The test requirements are applicable to pipe joint assemblies prior to field installation of pipe. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C425 here.
ASTM C480
  This test method covers the determination of the creep characteristics and creep rate of sandwich constructions loaded in flexure, at any desired temperature. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C480 here.
ASTM C482
  This test method covers the determination of the ability of glazed ceramic wall tile, ceramic mosaic tile, quarry tile, and pavers to be bonded to portland cement. This test method includes both face-mounted and back-mounted tile. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C482  here.
ASTM C495
  This test method covers the preparation of specimens and the determination of the compressive strength of lightweight insulating concrete having an oven-dry weight not exceeding 50 lb/ft (800 kg/m ) as determined by the procedures described herein. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C495 here.
ASTM C579
  These test methods cover the determination of the compressive strength of chemical-resistant mortars, grouts, monolithic surfacings, and polymer concretes. These materials may be based on resin, silicate, silica, or sulfur binders. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C579 here.
ASTM C580
  This test method covers the determination of flexural strength and modulus of elasticity in flexure of cured chemical-resistant materials in the form of molded rectangular beams. These materials include mortars, brick and tile grouts, structural grouts, machinery grouts, monolithic surfacings (60 mils or greater), and polymer concretes. These materials shall be based on resin, silicate, silica, or sulfur binders. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C580 here.
ASTM C684
  This test method covers four procedures for making, curing, and testing specimens of concrete stored under conditions intended to accelerate the development of strength. The four procedures are: Procedure A-Warm Water Method, Procedure B-Boiling Water Method, Procedure C-Autogenous Curing Method, and Procedure D-High Temperature and Pressure Method. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C684 here.
ASTM C686
  This test method covers evaluation of strength in tension on mineral fiber batt- and blanket-type insulation products. It is useful for determining the comparative tensile properties of these products, specimens of which cannot be held by the more conventional clamp-type grips. This is a quality control method, and the results should not be used for design purposes. It is not normally used for board-type products. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C686 here.
ASTM C78
  This test method covers the determination of the flexural strength of concrete by the use of a simple beam with third-point loading. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C78 here.
ASTM C882
  This test method covers the determination of the bond strength of epoxy-resin-base bonding systems for use with portland-cement concrete. This test method covers bonding hardened concrete to hardened or freshly-mixed concrete. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C882 here.
ASTM C900
  This test method covers determination of the pullout strength of hardened concrete by measuring the force required to pull an embedded metal insert and the attached concrete fragment from a concrete test specimen or structure. The insert is either cast into the fresh concrete or installed in hardened concrete. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C900 here.
ASTM C942
  This test method covers the determination of the compressive strength of hydraulic cement grout for preplaced-aggregate (PA) concrete. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C942 here.
ASTM C947
  This test method covers determination of the flexural ultimate strength in bending and the yield strength of glass-fiber reinforced concrete sections by the use of a simple beam of 1.0 in. (25.4 mm) or less in depth using third-point loading. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM C947 here.
ASTM D1037
  This test method for evaluating the properties of wood-base fibre and partical panel material. Tensile Strength Parallel to Surface (21-27) Tensile Strength Perpendicular to Surface (28-33) Compression Strength Parallel to Surface (34-40) Other sections include testing on various types of fastners. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D1037 here.
ASTM D1074
  This test method provides a method for measuring the compressive strength of compacted bituminous mixtures. It is for use with specimens weighed, batched, mixed, and fabricated in the laboratory, as well as for mixtures manufactured in a hot-mix plant. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D1074 here.
ASTM D1075
  This test method covers measurement of the loss of compressive strength resulting from the action of water on compacted bituminous mixtures containing asphalt cement. A numerical index of reduced compressive strength is obtained by comparing the compressive strength of freshly molded and cured specimens with the compressive strength of duplicate specimens that have been immersed in water under prescribed conditions. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D1075 here.
ASTM D1101
  These test methods cover an accelerated means of measuring the resistance to delamination of structural laminated wood members intended for exterior service. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D1101 here.
ASTM D113
  These test methods covers Ductility of Bituminous Materials. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D113 here.
ASTM D143
  These methods cover the determination of various strength and related properties of wood by testing small clear specimens. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D143 here.
ASTM D1761
  These test methods provide a basic procedure for evaluating the resistance of wood and wood-base materials to direct withdrawal of nails, staples, and screws. Spikes are included as nails in this standard. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D1761 here.
ASTM D2105
  This test method covers the determination of the comparative longitudinal tensile properties of fiberglass pipe when tested under defined conditions of pretreatment, temperature, and testing machine speed. Both glass-fiber-reinforced thermosetting-resin pipe (RTRP) and glass-fiber-reinforced polymer mortar pipe (RPMP) are fiberglass pipes. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D2105 here.
ASTM D2344
  This test method determines the short-beam strength of high-modulus fiber-reinforced composite materials. The specimen is a short beam machined from a curved or a flat laminate up to 6.00 mm [0.25 in.] thick. The beam is loaded in three-point bending. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D2344 here.
ASTM D2523
  This practice is a guide for determining the load-strain properties of roofing membranes and their components at various temperatures. Test specimens may be prepared in the laboratory or cut from samples obtained in the field. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D2523 here.
ASTM D3039
  This test method determines the in-plane tensile properties of polymer matrix composite materials reinforced by high-modulus fibers. The composite material forms are limited to continuous fiber or discontinuous fiber-reinforced composites in which the laminate is balanced and symmetric with respect to the test direction. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D3039 here.
ASTM D3043
  These test methods determine the flexural properties of strips cut from structural panels or panels up to 4 by 8 ft in size. Structural panels in use include plywood, waferboard, oriented strand board, and composites of veneer and of wood-based layers. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D3043 here.
ASTM D3044
  This test method covers determination of the shear modulus of wood-based structural panels associated with shear distortion in the plane of the panels. The method is applicable to all types of wood-based structural panels. The grain direction or orientation of the individual plies, laminations, or layers shall be parallel or perpendicular to the edge of the test specimen. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D3044 here.
ASTM D3479
  This test method determines the fatigue behavior of polymer matrix composite materials subjected to tensile cyclic loading. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D3479 here.
ASTM D3500
  These test methods cover the determination of the tensile properties of structural panels. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D3500 here.
ASTM D3501
  These test methods cover the determination of the compression properties of wood-based structural panels. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D3501 here.
ASTM D4073
  This test method covers the determination of the tensile-tear strength of bituminous roofing membranes. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D4073 here.
ASTM D4761
  These test methods cover the determination of the mechanical properties of stress-graded lumber and other wood-base structural material. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D4761 here.
ASTM D4932
  This test method covers the determination of the force needed to pull a fastener through any type of roofing or waterproofing ply sheet, roll roofing, or shingle, or to cause fastener failure under specified laboratory conditions. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D4932 here.
ASTM D5405
  This test method covers laboratory determination of the time-to-failure (creep-rupture) of joints fabricated from nonbituminous organic roof membrane material. The test method covers both T-peel and lap-shear joints subjected to constant tensile load under controlled environmental conditions. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D5405 here.
ASTM D5602
  This test method covers evaluation of the maximum static puncture load that roofing membrane samples can withstand without allowing the passage of water. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D5602 here.
ASTM D5651
  This test method is a measure of the cohesive bond strength of the fibers, or particles, on the surface of wood-base fiber and particle panels (for example, particleboard and medium-density fiberboard) in the direction perpendicular to the plane of the panel. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D5651 here.
ASTM D5652
  These test methods cover procedures for evaluating the strength and stiffness of single-bolted connections in wood or wood-base products when subjected to static loading. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D5652 here.
ASTM D5801
  This test method describes the procedure for measuring the toughness and tenacity of bituminous materials. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D5801 here.
ASTM D6084
  This test method covers the elastic recovery of a bituminous material measured by the recoverable strain determined after severing an elongated briquet specimen of the material of the form. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D6084 here.
ASTM D6108
  This test method covers the determination of the mechanical properties of plastic lumber and shapes, when the entire cross-section is loaded in compression at relatively low uniform rates of straining or loading. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D6108 here.
ASTM D6109
  These test methods are suitable for determining the flexural properties for any solid or hollow manufactured plastic lumber product of square, rectangular, round, or other geometric cross section that shows viscoelastic behavior. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D6109 here.
ASTM D6112
  These test methods cover the determination of the creep and creep-rupture properties of plastic lumber and shapes, when loaded in compression or flexure under specified environmental conditions. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM D6112 here.
ASTM E132
  This test method covers the determination of Poisson's ratio from tension tests of structural materials at room temperature. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM E132 here.
ASTM E2134
  This test method evaluates the tensile-adhesion performance of an exterior insulation and finish System (EIFS) or its individual components by two different procedures: Procedure A, Dry Conditioning and Testing of Specimens; and Procedure B, Wet Conditioning and Testing of Specimens. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM E2134 here.
ASTM E518
  These test methods cover determination of the flexural bond strength of unreinforced masonry assemblages. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM E518 here.
ASTM E519
  This test method covers determination of the diagonal tensile or shear strength of 1.2 by 1.2-m (4 by 4-ft) masonry assemblages by loading them in compression. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to ASTM E519 here.
BS 1881-119:1983
  Testing concrete. Method for determination of compressive strength using portions of beams broken in flexure (equivalent cube method). Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 1881-119 here.
BS 1881-121:1983
  Testing concrete. Method for determination of static modulus of elasticity in compression. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 1881-112 here.
BS 1881-127:1990
  Testing concrete. Method of verifying the performance of a concrete cube compression machine using the comparative cube test. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 1881-127 here.
BS 6319-10:1987
  Testing of resin and polymer/cement compositions for use in construction. Method for measurement of temperature of deflection under a bending stress. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 6319-10 here.
BS 6319-11:1993
  Testing of resin and polymer/cement compositions for use in construction. Methods for determination of creep in compression and in tension. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 6319-11 here.
BS 6319-2:1983
  Testing of resin and polymer/cement compositions for use in construction. Method for measurement of compressive strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 1881-119 here.
BS 6319-3:1990
  Testing of resin and polymer/cement compositions for use in construction. Methods for measurement of modulus of elasticity in flexure and flexural strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 6319-3 here.
BS 6319-6:1984
  Testing of resin and polymer/cement compositions for use in construction. Method for determination of modulus of elasticity in compression. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 6319-6 here.
BS 6319-7:1985
  Testing of resin and polymer/cement compositions for use in construction. Method for measurement of tensile strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS 6319-7 here.
BS EN 1015-11:1999
  Methods of test for mortar for masonry. Determination of flexural and compressive strength of hardened mortar. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1015-11 here.
BS EN 1015-12:2000
  Methods of test for mortar for masonry. Determination of adhesive strength of hardened rendering and plastering mortars on substrates. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1015-12 here.
BS EN 1052-1:1999
  Methods of test for masonry. Determination of compressive strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1052-1 here.
BS EN 1072:1995
  Plywood. Description of bending properties for structural plywood. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1072 here.
BS EN 1170-4:1998
  Precast concrete products. Test method for glass-fibre reinforced cement. Measuring bending strength, "complete bending test" method. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1170-4 here.
BS EN 12311-1:2000
  Flexible sheets for waterproofing. Determination of tensile properties. Bitumen sheets for roof waterproofing. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12311-1 here.
BS EN 12311-2:2000
  Flexible sheets for waterproofing. Determination of tensile properties. Plastic and rubber sheets for roof waterproofing. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12311-2 here.
BS EN 12316-1:2000
  Flexible sheets for waterproofing. Determination of peel resistance of joints. Bitumen sheets for roof waterproofing. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12316-1 here.
BS EN 12316-2:2000
  Flexible sheets for waterproofing. Determination of peel resistance of joints. Plastic and rubber sheets for roof waterproofing. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12316-2 here.
BS EN 12365-2:2003
  Building hardware. Gasket and weatherstripping for doors, windows, shutters and curtain walling. Linear compression force test methods. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12365-2 here.
BS EN 12372:1999
  Natural stone test methods. Determination of flexural strength under concentrated load. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12372 here.
BS EN 12390-3:2002
  Testing hardened concrete. Compressive strength of test specimens. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12390-3 here.
BS EN 12390-4:2000
  Testing hardened concrete. Compressive strength. Specification for testing machines. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12390-4 here.
BS EN 12390-5:2000
  Testing hardened concrete. Flexural strength of test specimens. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12390-3 here
BS EN 12390-6:2000
  Testing hardened concrete. Tensile splitting strength of test specimens. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 12390-6 here.
BS EN 13879:2002
  Wood-based panels. Determination of edgewise bending properties. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 13879 here.
BS EN 13892-2:2002
  Methods of test for screed materials. Determination of flexural and compressive strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 13892-2 here.
BS EN 14617-15:2005
  Agglomerated stone. Test methods. Determination of compressive strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 14617-15 here.
BS EN 14580
  Natural stone test methods. Determination of static elastic modulus. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 14580 here.
BS EN 14617-2:2004
  Agglomerated stone. Test methods. Determination of flexural strength (bending). Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 14617-2 here.
BS EN 1533:2000
  Wood and parquet flooring. Determination of bending properties. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1533 here.
BS EN 1605:1997
  Thermal insulating products for building applications. Determination of deformation under specified compressive load and temperature conditions. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1605 here.
BS EN 1606:1997
  Thermal insulating products for building applications. Determination of compressive creep. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1606 here.
BS EN 1607:1997
  Thermal insulating products for building applications. Determination of tensile strength perpendicular to faces. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1607 here. 
See the application note on how to test thermal insulation blocks in accordance to EN 1607.
BS EN 1608:1997
  Thermal insulating products for building applications. Determination of tensile strength parallel to faces.Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 1608 here.
BS EN 28340:1991, ISO 8340:1984
  Building construction. Jointing products. Sealants. Determination of tensile properties at maintained extension. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 28340 and ISO 8340 here.
BS EN 310:1993
  Wood-based panels. Determination of modulus of elasticity in bending and of bending strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 310 here.
BS EN 319:1993
  Particleboards and fibreboards. Determination of tensile strength perpendicular to the plane of the board. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 319 here.
BS EN 431:1994
  Resilient floor coverings. Determination of peel resistance. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 431 here.
BS EN 432:1994   Resilient floor coverings. Determination of shear force. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 432 here.
BS EN 538:1994
  Clay roofing tiles for discontinuous laying. Flexural strength test. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 538 here.
BS EN 846-5:2000
  Methods of test for ancillary components for masonry. Determination of tensile and compressive load capacity and load displacement characteristics of wall ties (couplet test). Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 846-5 here.
BS EN 846-6:2000
  Methods of test for ancillary components for masonry. Determination of tensile and compressive load capacity and load displacement characteristics of wall ties (single end test). Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN 846-6 here.
BS EN ISO 9047:2003
  Building construction. Jointing products. Determination of adhesion/cohesion properties of sealants at variable temperatures. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS EN ISO 9047 here.
BS ISO 24345
  Resilient floor coverings. Determination of peel strength. Experience our recommended building materials testers adherent to BS ISO 24345 here.