ASTM-C1313 Standard Specification for Sheet Radiant Barriers for Building Construction Applications

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Standard Specification for Sheet Radiant Barriers for Building Construction Applications



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1.1 This specification covers the general physical property requirements of radiant barrier materials for use in building construction. The scope is specifically limited to requirements for radiant barrier sheet materials that consist of at least one surface having a far-infrared emittance of 0.1 or less, such as metallic foils or metallic deposits mounted or unmounted on substrates.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods (Section 10) described in this specification. 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.


aluminum foil; low emittance; radiant barrier; radiant barrier system; radiation; reflectance; sheet radiant barrier; 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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2013 R19 EDITION



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Sept. 1, 2019

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4 pages

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