As promised, here is our fourth annual installment of new ASTM standards. The following construction-related standards were adopted by the American Society for Testing and Materials in 1995.
C—Cementitious, Ceramic, Concrete, and Masonry Materials.
F—Materials for Specific Applications.
G—Corrosion, Deterioration, and Degradation of Materials.
. This is a new group. These standards have a 2 year life span, when they must
A 48M-94, Specification for Gray Iron Castings [Metric].
A 929/A 929M-95, Steel Sheet, Metallic-Coated by the Hot-Dip Process for Corrugated Steel Pipe.
A 930-94, Practice for Life-Cycle Cost Analysis of Corrugated Metal Pipe Used for Culverts, Storm Sewers, and Other Buried Conduits.
A 933/A 933M-95, Specifications for Vinyl (PVC) Coated Steel; W ire and Welded Wire Fabric for Reinforcement.
A 934/A 934-95, Specification for Epoxy-Coated Prefabricated Steel Reinforcing Bars.
B 187M-94, Specification for Copper Bar, Bus Bar, Rod and Shapes [Metric].
B 839-94, Method for Residual Embrittlement in Metallic Coated, Externally Threaded Articles, Fasteners, and Rod—Inclined Wedge Method.
B 855-94, Test Method for Volumetric Flow Rate of Metal Powders Using the Arnold Meter and Hall Funnel.
B 860-95, Specification for Zinc Master Alloys for Use in Hot Dip Galvanizing.
C 1131-94, Practice for Least Cost (life Cycle) Analysis of Concrete Culvert, Storm Sewer, and Sanitary Sewer Systems.
C 1266-94, Test Method for Flow Characteristics of Preformed Tape Sealants.
C 1277-94, Specification for Shielded Couplings Joining Hubless Cast Iron Soil Pipe and Fittings.
C 1280-94, Specification for Application of Gypsum Sheathing Board.
C 1281-94, Specifocation for Preformed Tape Sealants for Glazing Applications.
C 1283-94, Practice for Installing Clay Flue Lining.
C 1288-95, Specification for Discrete Non-Asbestos Fiber-Cement Interior Substrate Sheets.
C 1289-95, Specification for Faced Rigid Cellular Polyisocyanurate Thermal Insulation Board.
C 1290-95, Specification for Flexible Fibrous Glass Blanket Insulation Used to Externally Insulate HVAC Ducts.
D 5521-94, Guide for Development of Ground Water Monitoring Wells in Granular Aquifers.
D 5526-94, Test Method for determining Anaerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials under Accellerated Landfill Conditions.
D 5549-94, Guide for Reporting Geostatistical Site Investigations.
D 5572-94, Specification for Adhesives Used in Finger Joints in Nonstructural Lumber Products.
D 5573-94, Practice for Classifying Failure Modes in Fiber-Reinforced-Plastic (FRP) Joints.
D 5574-94, Test Method for Establishing Allowable Mechanical Properties of Wood-Bonding Adhesives for Design of Structural Joints.
D 5575-95, Classification for System and Basis for Specification of Copolymers of Vinylidiene Fluoride (VDF) with Other Fluoridated Monomers.
D 5581-94, Test Method for Resistance to Plastic Flow of Bituminous Mixtures Using Marshall Apparatus (6-Inch-Diameter Specimen).
D 5582-94, Test Method for Determining Formaldehyde Levels from Wood Products Using a Desiccator
D 5583-94, Test Method for Detection and Estimation of Retention of Wood Preservatives by Aspergillus Bioassaying.
D 5584-94, Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Ammoniacal Copper Quat Type B (ACQ-B).
D 5592-94, Guide for Material Properties Needed in Engineering Design Using Plastics.
D 5593-94, Classification System for Thermoplastic Elastomers—Olefinic (TEO).
D 5601-94, Test Method for the Tearing Resistance of Roofing and Waterproofing Materials and Membranes.
D 5602-94, Test Method for Static Puncture Resistance of Roofing Membrane Specimens.
D 5607-94, Test Method for Performing Laboratory Direct Shear Strength Tests of Rock Specimens under Constant Normal Stress.
D 5610-94, Test Method for Open Channel Flow Measurement of Water with Broad-Crested Weirs.
D 5617-94, Test Method for Multi-Axial Tension Test for Geosynthetics.
D 5708-94, Practice for the Decontamination of Field Equipment Used at Low Level Radioactive Waste Sites.
D 5609-94, Guide for Defining Boundary Conditions in Ground Water Flow Modeling.
D 5611-94, Guide for Conducting a Sensitivity Analysis for Ground-Water Flow Model Application.
D 5615-94, Test Method for Operating Characteristics of Home Reverse Osmosis Devices. Water standard.
D 5616-94, Specification for Reclaimed Trichloroethylene. For halogenated Organic Solvents and Fire Extinguishing Agents.
D 5618-94, Test Method for Measurement of Barnacle Adhesion Strength in Shear. For paint and related coatings.
3 D 5632-94, Specification for Halon 1301 Bromotrifluoromethane (CF Br).
D 5635-94, Test Method for Dynamic Puncture Resistance of Roofing Membrane Specimens.
D 5636-94, Test Method for Low Temperature Unrolling of Felt or Sheet Roofing and Waterproofing Materials.
D 5643-94, Specification for Coal Tar Roof Cement, Asbestos Free.
D 5651-95, Test Method for Surface Bond Strength of Wood-Base Fiber and Particle Panel Materials.
D 5652-95, Test Methods for Bolted Connections in Wood and Wood-Base Products.
D 5653-95, Specification for Copper BIS (Dimethydithiocarbamate).
D 5654-95, Specification for Ammoniacal Copper Quat Type B (ACQ-B).
D 5655-95, Method of Analysis of Copper Dimethydithiocarbamate (CDDC) Treated Wood by Colorimetry.
D 5658-95, Practice for Sampling Unconsolidated Waste from Trucks. For waste management.
D 5665-95, Specification for Thermoplastic Fabrics Used in Cold-Applied Roofing and Waterproofing.
D 5674-95, Guide for Operation of a Gaging Station (Gaging stations measure flow of water in rivers and streams).
D 5677-95, Specification for "Fiberglass" (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pipe and Pipe Fittings, Adhesive Bonded Joint Type, for Aviation Jet Tubine Fuel Lines.
D 5678-95, Test Method for Freeze/Thaw Resistance of Wax Emulsion Floor Polish.
D 5685-95, Specification for "Fiberglass" (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pressure Pipe Fittings.
D 5686-95, Specification for "Fiberglass" (Glass-Fiber-Reinforced Thermosetting-Resin) Pipe and Pipe Fittings, Adhesive Bonded Joint Type Epoxy Resin, for Condensate Return Lines.
D 5702-95, Practice for Field Sampling of Coating Films for Analysis of Heavy Metals.
D 5703-95, Practice for Preparatory Surface Cleaning for Clay Brick Masonry.
D 5715-95, Test Method for Estimating Humification of Peat and Other Organic Soils (Visual/Manual Method).
D 5718-95, Guide for Documenting a Ground-Water Flow Model Application.
D 5720-95, Practice for Static Calibration of Electronic Transducer Based Pressure Measurement Systems for Geotechnical Purposes.
D 5722-95, Practice for Perfroming Accellerated Outdoor Weathering of Factory Coated Embossed Hardboard Using Concentrated Natural Sunlight and a Soak-Freeze-Thaw Procedure.
E 1486-94, Test Method for Determining Floor Tolerances Using Waviness, Wheel Path and Levelness Criteria.
E 1486M-94, Test Method for Determining Floor Tolerances Using Waviness, Wheel Path and Levelness Criteria [Metric].
E 1591-94, Guide for Data for Fire Models.
E 1602-94, Guide for Construction of Solid Fuel Burning Masonry Heaters.
E 1623-94, Test Method for determination of Fire and Thermal Parameters of Materials, Products, and Systems
Using an Intermediate Scale Calorimeter (ICAL).
E 1625-94, Test Method for Determining Biodegradability of Organic Chemicals in Semi-Continuous Activated Sludge (SCAS).
E 1626-94, Guide for Including Government Procurement Requirements in ASTM Documents.
E 1643-94, Practices for Installation of Water Vapor Retarders Used in Contact with Earth or Granular Fill Under Concrete Slabs.
E 1647-94, Practice for Determing Contrast Sensitivity in Radioscopy. For nondestructive testing.
E 1656-94, Guide for Classification of Automated Pavement Condition Survey Equipment.
E 1660-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Support for Office Work.
E 1661-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Meetings and Group Effectiveness.
E 1662-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Sound and Visual Environment.
E 1663-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Typical Office Information Technology.
E 1664-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Layout and Building Factors.
E 1665-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Facility Protection.
E 1666-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Work Outside Normal Hours or Conditions.
E 1667-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Image to Public and Occupants.
E 1668-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Amenities to Attract and Retain Staff.
E 1669-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Location, Access, and Wayfinding.
E 1670-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Management of Operations and Maintenance.
E 1671-95, Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Cleanliness.
E 1675-95, Practice for Sampling Two-Phase Geothermal Fluid for Purposes of Chemical Analysis.
E 1677-95, Specification for an Air Retarder (AR) Material or System for Low-Rise Framed Buidling Walls.
E 1685-95, Practice for Measuring the Change in Length of Fasteners Using the Ultrasonic Pulse-Echo Technique.
E 1689-95, Guide for Devloping Conceptual Site Models for Contaminated Sites.
E 1696-95, Test Method for Field Measurement of Raised Retroreflective Pavement Markers Using a Portable Reflectometer.
E 1699-95, Practice for Performing Value Analysis (VA) of Buildings and Building Systems.
E 1705-95, Test Method for Measuring Rut-Depth of Pavement Surfaces Using a Straight-Edge.
ES 40, Practice for Procedures for the Assessment of Buried Steel Tanks Prior to the Addition of Cathodic Protection.
F 959M-94, Specification for Compressible-Washer Type Direct Tension Indicators for Use with Structural Fasteners [Metric].
F 1473-94, Test Method for Notch Tensile Test to Measure the Resistance to Slow Crack Growth of Polyethylene Pipes and Resins.
F 1488-94, Specification for Coetruded Composiste Pipe.
F 1514-95, Test Method for Measuring Heat Stability of Resilient Vinyl Flooring by Color Change.
F 1543-94, Specification for Shock Attenuation Properties of Fencing Surfaces. For sports equipment and facilities.
F 1545-95, Specification for Plastic-Lined Ferrous Metal Pipe, Fittings, and Flanges.
F 1550M-94, Test Method for Determination of Fire-Test-Response Characteristics of Components or Composites of Matresses or Furniture for Use in Correctional Facilities after Exposure to Vandalism by Employing a Bench Scale.
F 1553-94, Guide for Specifying Chain Link Fence.
F 1554-94, Specification for Anchor Bolts, Steel, 36, 55, and 105 ksi Yield Strength
F 1561-94, Performance Requirements for Plastic Chairs for Outdoor Use.
F 1563-94, Specification for Tools to Squeeze Off Polyethylene (PE) Gas Pipe or Tubing.
F 1564-94, Specification for Structure-Mounted Insulated Work Platforms for Electrical Workers.
F 1568-94, Specification for Food Processors, Electric.
F 1575-95, Test Method for Determining Bending Yield Moment of Nails.
F 1576-95, Guide for Selection of Security Control Systems Part II—Defining the Central Control System.
F 1577-95, Test Methods for Detention Locks for Swinging Doors.
F 1588-95, Test Method for Constant Tensile Load Joint Test (CTLJT). For plastic pipe.
F 1592-95, Test Method for Detention Hollow Metal Vision Systems.
F 1602-95, Specification for Kettles, Steam Jacketed, 20 to 200 Gallons (75.7 to 757 Liter), Floor or Wall-Mounted, Direct Connected, Gas Fired or Electric Fired.
F 1604-95, Specification for Freezers, Ice Cream, Soft Serve, Shake.
G 129-95, Practice for Slow Strain Rate Testing to Evaluate the Susceptibility of Metallic Materials to
Environmentally Assisted Cracking (EAC).
G 130-95, Test Method for Calibration of Narrow and Broad Band Ultraviolet Radiometers Using a Spectroradiometer. For durability of nonmetallic materials.
G 131-95, Practice for Cleaning of Materials and Components by Ultrasonic Techniques.
P 243, Test Method for Toughness and Tenacity of Bituminous Materials. For road and paving materials.
P 248, Specification for Performance Graded Asphalt Binder.
P 249, Practice for Grading or Verifying the Performance of an Asphalt Binder.
P 252, Test Method for Determining the Fracture Properties of Asphalt Binder in Direct Tension (DT).
PS 1-94, Specification for PVC Sewer and Drain Pipe Containing Receycled PVC Material.
PS 7-95, Specification for Iodotrifluoromethane CFI. For halogenated Organic Solvents and Fire Extinguishing Agents.
PS 8-95, Specification for Poly (Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Non-Pressure Pipe Having Reprocessed-Recycled Content.
PS 15-94, Specification for Molding, Compounds, Thermosetting. For plastic materials.
PS 16-95, Specification for Liquid Coating Encapsulation Products for Leaded Paint in Buildings.
PS 18-95, Practice for Use of Qualitative Chemical Spot Test Kits for the Detection of Lead in Dry Paint Films.