ASTM C1601


Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Masonry Wall Surfaces

Published by ASTM International, 06/01/2022


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ASTM C1601, Revision 22A – Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Masonry Wall Surfaces

This test method covers the field determination of water penetration of a masonry wall surface under specific water flow rate and air pressure conditions. This test is intended for use on any masonry wall surface that can be properly instrumented and tested within the requirements of this standard. This test method is not identical to and the results are not the same as laboratory standard Test Method E514/E514M. Test Method E514/E514M measures through-wall water penetration, whereas this test method only measures surface water penetration.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

General Product Information:

Revision Revision 22A
Document Type PDF
Document Language English
Pages 5
Publisher ASTM International (ASTM)
Status Current

ASTM Volume

04.05: Chemical-resistant Nonmetallic Materials; Vitrified Clay Pipe; Concrete Pipe; Fiber-reinforced Cement Products; Mortars And Grouts; Masonry; Precast Concrete

Includes standards on mortar and grout for masonry construction and manufactured masonry units. Volume 04.05 also features specifications for concrete pipe, joints, manholes, vitrified clay pipe, clay drain tile, fiber-reinforced cement products, and precast concrete products.