ASTM C1459

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ASTM C1459 – Standard Specification for Performance of Non-Asbestos Fiber-Reinforced Cement Shake, Shingle, and Slate Roofing Systems


This specification covers the performance of non-asbestos, fiber-reinforced cement shake, shingle, and slate roofing systems that are of uniform or nonuniform thickness and texture.


fiber-cement; fiber-reinforced cement; fire-resistant; heat/rain test; installed strength; installed weight; qualification testing; restricted frame; roofing; shake; shingle; slate; tile; wet/dry cycling