ASTM-C1058 Standard Practice for Selecting Temperatures for Evaluating and Reporting Thermal Properties of Thermal Insulation

ASTM-C1058 - 2010 R15 EDITION - CURRENT
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Standard Practice for Selecting Temperatures for Evaluating and Reporting Thermal Properties of Thermal Insulation
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Scope

1.1 This practice covers standard mean temperatures for reporting thermal properties of thermal insulations, products, and materials, and of related systems and components, both insulated and uninsulated.

1.2 Thermal properties shall be determined as a function of temperature by standard test methods. (Test Methods C177, C201, C335/C335M, C518, C745, C1114, C1363, Guide C653, and Practice C687, all in combination with Practice C1045.)

Note 1: Standard referenced materials are needed to span the temperature range of the tests.

1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

1.4 This practice recommends standard conditions for use in testing and evaluating thermal properties as a function of temperature by standard test methods.

1.5 General applications of thermal insulations include:

1.5.1 Building envelopes,

1.5.2 Mechanical systems or processes, and

1.5.3 Building and industrial insulations.

1.6 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.

Keywords

building envelope; industrial application; mean test temperature; mechanical process; selecting temperatures; thermal insulation; thermal property ;; ICS Number Code 91.120.10 (Thermal insulation of buildings)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

04.06 (Thermal Insulation; Building and Environmental Acoustics)

To find similar documents by classification:

91.120.10 (Thermal insulation of buildings Thermal insulation in general, see 27.220 Thermal insulating materials, see 91.100.60)

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Document Number

ASTM-C1058/C1058M-10(2015)

Revision Level

2010 R15 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

June 1, 2015

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

4 pages

Committee Number

C16.30