ASTM-F434 › Standard Test Method for Blow-Out Testing of Preformed Gaskets
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of the resistance against blow-out of preformed gaskets. The test is conducted under ambient conditions and should be used for comparison purposes only to select suitable designs and constructions for specific applications.
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 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.
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 This test method is designed to compare all types of preformed gaskets under controlled conditions with respect to blow-out resistance. This test method may be used as a routine test when agreed upon between the purchaser and the seller.
gasket blow-out; hydrostatic pressure; preformed gaskets;; ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)
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1993 R17 EDITION
July 15, 2017