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ASTM C961 - 06(2011) Standard Test Method for Lap Shear Strength of Sealants


Source: ASTM International

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1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the lap shear strength of sealants. It also provides information on the adhesive bond of the sealants to the tested substrates.

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 The subcommittee with jurisdiction of this standard is not aware of any similar or equivalent ISO standard.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
C717 Terminology of Building Seals and Sealants

Index Terms

lap shear; lap shear strength; sealant; shear strength; Lap-shear applications/testing; Sealants; Adhesion--preformed sealing tapes; Shear testing--building materials

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 91.100.50 (Binders. Sealing materials)

DOI: Reapproval

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