ASTM-E2634 Standard Specification for Flat Wall Insulating Concrete Form (ICF) Systems

ASTM-E2634 - 2011 EDITION - CURRENT
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1.1 This specification is intended to apply to Insulating Concrete Form (ICF) Systems that will act as permanent formwork for cast-in-place reinforced concrete beams; lintels; exterior and interior, above and below grade bearing and non-bearing walls; foundation; and retaining walls. The specification is restricted to ICF Systems with a resultant uniform monolithic concrete core.

1.2 Products covered by the specification consists of molded expanded polystyrene (EPS) insulation panels that are connected by cross ties to form the ICF System.

1.3 This specification identifies test methods appropriate for establishing ICF System performance in their primary function as a stay in place concrete forming system. The use of ICF Systems covered by this specification shall be regulated by building codes that address fire performance, structural performance or both. The fire performance of the material shall be addressed through standard fire test methods established by the appropriate governing documents. The structural performance must be addressed through design of concrete structures in accordance with the appropriate Code requirements.

1.4 Details of manufacturing procedures are beyond the scope of this specification.

1.5 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to inch-pound units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard. For conversion to metric units other than those contained in this specification, refer to .

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

buildings; concrete; concrete formwork; insulating concrete forms; insulating concrete form systems: Insulating concrete; Concrete; ICS Number Code 91.100.30 (Concrete and concrete products)

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Document Number

ASTM-E2634-11

Revision Level

2011 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

July 15, 2011

Document Type

Specification

Page Count

7 pages

Committee Number

E06.21