Update your ASTM with the ASTM Standard Specification for Joint Compound and Joint Tape
1.1 This specification covers all-purpose, finishing and taping joint compounds, glass-mesh joint tape and paper joint tape.
1.1.1 The joint materials used in this standard are designed to be used with gypsum board that are installed in accordance with Specification C 840.
1.2 This specification also covers the minimum requirements for an all-purpose compound and joint tape and the assembly of taping.
1.3 The text of this specification references footnotes and notes that give explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in tables and figures) shall not be considered as requirements of the specification.
1.4 The values stated in either inch-pound or SI (metric) units are to be regarded separately as standard. Within the text, the SI units are shown in parentheses. The values stated in each system shall be used independent of the other. Values from the two systems shall not be combined.
Referenced Documents D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles C474 Test Methods for Joint Treatment Materials for Gypsum Board Construction C840 Specification for Application and Finishing of Gypsum Board F1615 Specification for Cautionary Labeling for Five-Gallon Open-Head Plastic Containers C11 Terminology Relating to Gypsum and Related Building Materials and Systems D3882 Test Method for Bow and Skew in Woven and Knitted Fabrics
260-4756-06 ASTM D4756-06 Standard Practice for Installation of Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Siding and Soffit
1.1 This practice covers the minimum requirements for and the methods of installation of soffits, rigid vinyl siding, and accessories on the exterior wall and soffit areas of buildings. In all applications, refer also to the specific manufacturer’s instructions for installation.
1.2 This practice covers aspects of installation relating to durability and effectiveness in service.
1.3 The various application systems are located in the following sections of this practice:
|Surface Preparation, Substrate|
|Application of Horizontal Siding|
|Application of Vertical Siding|
|Application of Soffits and Fascia|
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The SI units given in parentheses are for information only. This standard does not try 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 health and safety practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
Note 1: There is no known ISO equivalent to this standard.