ASTM C1568

Full Name

ASTM C1568 – Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance of Concrete and Clay Roof Tiles (Mechanical Uplift Resistance Method)


This test method covers a procedure to determine the mechanical uplift resistance of concrete and clay roof tiles, which relates to the wind resistance of an air-permeable roof tile system as applied to a roof.


adhesive-set attachment systems; air-permeable roof system; clay roof tile; concrete roof tile; mechanically-fastened attachment systems; mechanical uplift resistance; mortar-set attachment systems; wind resistance