ASTM F1516-23

ASTM F1516-23

Standard Practice for Sealing Seams of Resilient Flooring Products by the Heat Weld Method (when Recommended)

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1.1 This practice covers the instructions and precautions to be observed to ensure satisfactory performance of seams in resilient flooring sealed by the heat weld method.

1.2 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. See precaution information in 6.1.

1.3 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:

4.1 Seams in some resilient flooring are heat sealed to prevent openings from forming between cut edges and to prevent penetrations of dirt, liquids, etc., into the seams. Decorative appearances may also be achieved using contrasting heat weld thread (rod).

Additional Info

Author American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM International)
Committee F06.40 - Committee F06 on Resilient Floor Coverings
Published by ASTM
Document type Standard
Theme ,Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products,Non-textile floor coverings
ICS 13.220.40 : Ignitability and burning behaviour of materials and products
97.150 : Non-textile floor coverings
Number of pages 2
Replace ASTM F1516-13(2018)
Keyword F1516

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