ASTM-D2394 Standard Test Methods for Simulated Service Testing of Wood and Wood-Based Finish Flooring

ASTM-D2394 - 2017 EDITION - CURRENT
Show Complete Document History

Document Center Inc. is an authorized dealer of ASTM standards.
The following bibliographic material is provided to assist you with your purchasing decision:

Standard Test Methods for Simulated Service Testing of Wood and Wood-Based Finish Flooring
ORDER

Price:

$58.00        


Want this as a site license?

Changes from the previous issue

A redline edition is available for this document, with all changes visible. Ask Document Center Inc. for more information.

Scope

1.1 These test methods cover procedures for measuring the performance of finish flooring under the following service loadings and conditions:

 

Section

Loading Tests

 

 Concentrated Loading

7

 Floor Surface Indentation from Small Area Loads

12

 Falling-Ball Indentation

18

 Rolling Load

23

Mechanical Tests

 

 Abrasion Resistance

28

 Coefficient of Friction

33

Moisture Tests

 

 Surface Wetting

38

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.3 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Significance and Use

3.1 The test methods presented herein are intended to provide both a factual and comparative means of appraising the suitability of finish flooring. The procedures developed simulate some conditions of use that may require either maintenance beyond that considered normal or replacement of the floor surface material.

3.2 It is important for some of the evaluations that the substrate to be used beneath the finish flooring be duplicated because the type and degree of support will have a direct influence on the value obtained from test. For example, in some present-day construction, low-density materials are used for sound-deadening immediately below the finish flooring. The way this substrate distributes loading and absorbs energy will have an influence on evaluations such as those in rolling and concentrated loads.

3.3 The test methods presented herein may be used to compare different finish floorings as to their resistance to severe and ordinary service loads and also may serve as the means to set specification limits. The properties obtained by these test methods are needed in addition to such basic material properties as stiffness, strength, hardness, and dimensional stability.

3.4 All tests may not be required for any specific investigation. There may be an interrelation between two tests, and when it has been demonstrated what the interrelation is, a complete evaluation is only required as a final stage of a study. In each instance, therefore, it is necessary to determine which evaluations shall be made to fulfill the objectives.

Keywords

flooring; wood; wood-based; wood-based finish flooring;; ICS Number Code 79.020 (Wood technology processes); 79.080 (Semi-manufactures of timber)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

04.10 (Wood)

To find similar documents by classification:

79.020 (Wood technology processes Including logging and wood treatment Wood-protecting chemicals, see 71.100.50)

79.080 (Semi-manufactures of timber Including parquet, wood paving, handles, etc.)

This document comes with our free Notification Service, good for the life of the document.

This document is available in either Paper or PDF format.

 

Customers who bought this document also bought:

RTCA-DO-160
Environmental Conditions and Test Procedures for Airborne Equipment

AMS-G-25871
Glass, Laminated, Aircraft Glazing (STABILIZED Jun 2016)

A-A-59588
Rubber, Silicone

Document Number

ASTM-D2394-17

Revision Level

2017 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Sept. 1, 2017

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

11 pages

Committee Number

D07.01