ASTM D3880

Full Name

ASTM D3880 – Standard Test Method for Asbestos Strength Units


This test method gives a procedure for the evaluation of the strength-giving properties of asbestos fibers used to reinforce asbestos-cement products.

The purpose of this test method is to determine the number of strength units that may be assigned to the sample tested.


asbestos; asbestos-cement; determination; evaluation; point value; reinforcement potential; strength; strength unit