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    Standard Test Methods for Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Wood and Wood-Based Materials

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  10-09-2022

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  07-11-2017

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1.1These test methods cover the determination of the density and specific gravity (relative density) of wood and wood-based materials to generally desired degrees of accuracy and for specimens of different sizes, shapes, and moisture content conditions. The test method title is indicative of the procedures used or the specific area of use.

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    Test Method A—Volume by Measurement

    8

    Test Method B—Volume by Water Immersion

    9

    Test Method C—Flotation Tube

    10

    Test Method D—Forstner Bit

    11

    Test Method E—Increment Core

    12

    Test Method F—Chips

    13

    Test Method G—Full-Size Members

    14

    1.2This 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.

    1.3This 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.

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    Committee D 07
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
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    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    ASTM D 7672 : 2014 : EDT 1 Standard Specification for Evaluating Structural Capacities of Rim Board Products and Assemblies
    ASTM D 7031 : 2011 : R2019 Standard Guide for Evaluating Mechanical and Physical Properties of Wood-Plastic Composite Products
    ASTM D 3501 : 2005 : REV A : R2018 Standard Test Methods for Wood-Based Structural Panels in Compression
    ASTM D 5764 : 1997 : REV A : R2018 Standard Test Method for Evaluating Dowel-Bearing Strength of Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM D 7147 : 2011 : R2018 Standard Specification for Testing and Establishing Allowable Loads of Joist Hangers
    ASTM D 3737 : 2018 : EDT 1 Standard Practice for Establishing Allowable Properties for Structural Glued Laminated Timber (Glulam)
    ASTM D 7966/D7966M : 2016 Standard Test Method for Resistance to Creep of Adhesives in Static Shear by Compression Loading (Wood-to-Wood)
    ASTM D 2719 : 2019 Standard Test Methods for Wood Structural Panels in Shear Through-the-Thickness
    ASTM D 1185 : 1998 : REV A : R2017 Standard Test Methods for Pallets and Related Structures Employed in Materials Handling and Shipping
    ASTM E 2126 : 2011 : R2018 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM E 1591 : 2013 Standard Guide for Obtaining Data for Fire Growth Models
    ASTM D 1761 : 2012 Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Fasteners in Wood
    ASTM D 3043 : 2017 Standard Test Methods for Structural Panels in Flexure
    ASTM D 6643 : 2001 : R2016 Standard Test Method for Testing Wood-Base Panel Corner Impact Resistance
    ASTM D 2718 : 2018 Standard Test Methods for Structural Panels in Planar Shear (Rolling Shear)
    ASTM D 7857 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Flexural Properties and Internal Bond Strength of Fire-Retarded Mat-Formed Wood Structural Composite Panels Exposed to Elevated Temperatures
    ASTM D 1037 : 2012 Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Properties of Wood-Base Fiber and Particle Panel Materials
    ASTM D 8023 : 2017 Standard Specification for Round Wood Dowels (Pegs) for Use in Wood Construction
    ASTM D 6570 : 2018 : REV A Standard Practice for Assigning Allowable Properties for Mechanically Graded Lumber
    ASTM D 143 : 2014 Standard Test Methods for Small Clear Specimens of Timber
    ASTM D 5652 : 2015 Standard Test Methods for Single-Bolt Connections in Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM D 3500 : 2014 Standard Test Methods for Structural Panels in Tension
    ASTM E 72 : 2015 Standard Test Methods of Conducting Strength Tests of Panels for Building Construction
    ASTM D 3044 : 2016 Standard Test Method for Shear Modulus of Wood-Based Structural Panels
    ASTM D 7247 : 2017 Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Shear Strength of Adhesive Bonds in Laminated Wood Products at Elevated Temperatures
    ASTM D 5456 : 2019 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 3499 : 2019 Standard Test Method for Toughness of Wood Structural Panels
    ASTM D 198 : 2015 Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
    ASTM D 6782 : 2013 Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
    ASTM E 2126 : 2019 Standard Test Methods for Cyclic (Reversed) Load Test for Shear Resistance of Vertical Elements of the Lateral Force Resisting Systems for Buildings
    ASTM D 7672 : 2019 Standard Specification for Evaluating Structural Capacities of Rim Board Products and Assemblies
    ASTM D 6782 : 2019 Standard Test Methods for Standardization and Calibration of In-Line Dry Lumber Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 1761 : 2020 Standard Test Methods for Mechanical Fasteners in Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 1591 : 2020 Standard Guide for Obtaining Data for Fire Growth Models
    ASTM D 3500 : 2020 Standard Test Methods for Wood Structural Panels in Tension
    ASTM D 1037 : 2012 : R2020 Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Properties of Wood-Base Fiber and Particle Panel Materials
    ASTM D 5652 : 2021 Standard Test Methods for Single-Bolt Connections in Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM D 6874 : 2021 Standard Test Methods for Nondestructive Evaluation of the Stiffness of Wood and Wood-Based Materials Using Transverse Vibration or Stress Wave Propagation
    ASTM D 7147 : 2021 Standard Specification for Testing and Establishing Allowable Loads of Joist Hangers
    ASTM D 198 : 2022 Standard Test Methods of Static Tests of Lumber in Structural Sizes
    ASTM D 1666 : 2022 Standard Test Methods for Conducting Machining Tests of Wood and Wood-Base Panel Materials

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    ASTM D 9 : 2020 Standard Terminology Relating to Wood and Wood-Based Products
    ASTM D 2555 : 2005 Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 4442 : 2007 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 5456 : 2006 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2014 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2005 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2014 : REV B Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 2555 : 2006 Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 7438 : 2020 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 4442 : 2015 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 2555 : 2017 Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 5456 : 2021 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 2555 : 2006 : R2011 Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 5456 : 2012 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2014 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2017 : EDT 1 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 4442 : 2016 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM E 1547 : 2009 : R2017 Standard Terminology Relating to Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
    ASTM D 5456 : 2008 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 7438 : 2013 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 5456 : 2017 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2005 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM E 1547 : 2009 Standard Terminology Relating to Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
    ASTM D 5456 : 2011 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2010 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 7438 : 2008 Standard Practice for Field Calibration and Application of Hand-Held Moisture Meters
    ASTM D 4442 : 2020 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
    ASTM D 2555 : 2017 : REV A Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 5456 : 2009 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2001 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 1999 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2021 : EDT 1 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 2555 : 2005 : REV A Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 2555 : 1998 Standard Test Methods for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 5456 : 2013 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2009 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2019 : EDT 1 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2003 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2019 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2001 : REV A : EDT 1 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM E 1547 : 1999 Standard Terminology Relating to Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
    ASTM D 5456 : 2007 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 2555 : 1998 : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 5456 : 2010 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2001 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 5456 : 2013 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 2555 : 2015 Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
    ASTM D 5456 : 2011 : REV A Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R1997 : EDT 1 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 4442 : 1984 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 5456 : 2018 Standard Specification for Evaluation of Structural Composite Lumber Products
    ASTM D 4442 : 1992 : R2003 Standard Test Methods for Direct Moisture Content Measurement of Wood and Wood-Base Materials
    ASTM D 2555 : 2016 Standard Practice for Establishing Clear Wood Strength Values
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