ASTM C1569

Full Name

ASTM C1569 – Standard Test Method for Wind Resistance of Concrete and Clay Roof Tiles (Wind Tunnel Method)


This test method covers a procedure to determine the resistance of concrete and clay roof tiles to simulated wind effects in a wind-tunnel apparatus. Simulated wind velocities of 70 mph (31 m/s) to 130 mph (58 m/s) are employed.


clay roof tile; concrete roof tile; plenum chamber; simulated wind; uplift resistance; wind resistance; wind tunnel method