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May 29, 2012 - ASTM D7492/D7492M, Guide for Use of Drainage System Media with Waterproofing Systems, provides information and guidelines for selection and installation of drainage systems media that are used with waterproofing systems. Drainage systems media promote drainage around foundations of buildings and on plazas. Standard will primarily be used by designers and contractors, in conjunction with variety of waterproofing standards.

Drainage Systems Media Selection and Installation Is Topic of New ASTM Waterproofing Standard

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Press release date: May 22, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., - A new ASTM International standard provides information and guidelines for the selection and installation of drainage systems media that are used with waterproofing systems. ASTM D7492/D7492M, Guide for Use of Drainage System Media with Waterproofing Systems, was developed by Subcommittee D08.22 on Waterproofing and Dampproofing Systems, part of ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing. According to Bruce Darling, president, BPD Roof Consulting Inc., and chairman of D08.22, drainage systems media are used to promote drainage around the foundations of buildings and on plazas. Designers and contractors will be the primary users of the new standard. ASTM D7492/D7492M is intended to be used in conjunction with the following waterproofing standards:
  • ASTM C898/C898M, Guide for Use of High Solids Content, Cold Liquid-Applied Elastomeric
  • Waterproofing Membrane with Separate Wearing Course;
  • ASTM C981, Guide for Design of Built-Up Bituminous Membrane Waterproofing Systems for
  • Building Decks;
  • ASTM C1471, Guide for the Use of High Solids Content Cold Liquid-Applied Elastomeric Waterproofing Membrane on Vertical Surfaces;
  • ASTM D5898, Guide for Standard Details for Adhered Sheet Waterproofing; and
  • ASTM D6622, Guide for Application of Fully Adhered Hot-Applied Reinforced Waterproofing Systems. All interested parties, particularly producers, are invited to join in the standards developing activities of D08.22. To purchase ASTM standards, visit and search by the standard designation, or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 877-909-ASTM; ASTM International welcomes participation in the development of its standards. For more information on becoming an ASTM member, visit ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. For more news in this sector, visit or follow us on Twitter @ASTMBuildings. ASTM Committee D08 Next Meeting: June 24-27, 2012, June committee week, San Diego, Calif.
    Technical Contact: Bruce Darling, BPD Roof Consulting Inc., East Granby, Conn., Phone: 860-653-6779;<
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