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ASTM C1330 — Standard Specification for Cylindrical Sealant Backing for Use with Cold Liquid Applied Sealants
Description of Standard
This standard specification covers the basic requirements for cylindrical sealant backing for use with cold liquid-applied sealants. Cylindrical sealant backings are classified into three types: type C, type O, and type B, composed predominantly of closed cell material, open cell material, and bi-cellular material, respectively. Test methods for cylindrical sealant backing include water absorption, density, outgassing, compression deflection and recovery, and tensile strength. The sealant shall be clean, free of scale, foreign matter, oil, or water.
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5.2 Although this specification qualifies a cylindrical sealant backing for use, it does not address the compatibility of the backing with the sealants with which it will make contact. Sealant compatibility should be confirmed by the sealant manufacturer. Compatibility characteristics of sealants in contact with cylindrical sealant backings can be determined by Test Method C1087.
1.4 This specification may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. 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.
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