ASTM C1530

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ASTM C1530 – Standard Specification for Non-Asbestos Fiber-Cement Roofing Shakes, Shingles, and Slates with Designed Varying Profiles and Thicknesses


This specification covers non-asbestos fiber-cement roofing shakes, shingles, and slates that are of designed varying profiles and thicknesses manufactured to provide the weather-exposed surfaces on roofs of buildings.


accelerated weathering; breaking load; cement; efflorescence; fiber-cement; freeze/thaw test; frost resistance; inorganic fibers; mechanical properties; natural fiber; organic fibers; physical properties; roofing; shakes; shingles; slates; water tightness; weathering; weatherometer test