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ASTM Publication covers dimension stone.

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February 17, 2010 - Available in print and as CD-ROM, ASTM Standards and Technical Material for Dimension Stone provides contractors and manufacturers with vital information on assessment and rehabilitation of existing dimension stone. It features 25 of the latest ASTM dimension stone standards plus 10 articles from ASTM special technical publication on use of dimension stone in building construction. Topics include marble, limestone, granite, quartz-based, and slate dimension stone as well as roofing slate.

ASTM International - West Conshohocken, PA

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New Publication Available from ASTM International Covers Dimension Stone

Press release date: February 12, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., -A new publication from ASTM International, ASTM Standards and Technical Material for Dimension Stone, features 25 of the latest ASTM standards on dimension stone. The compilation, which also includes 10 articles from an ASTM special technical publication on the use of dimension stone in building construction, provides contractors and manufacturers with vital information on the assessment and rehabilitation of existing dimension stone. Topics covered in ASTM Standards and Technical Material for Dimension Stone include roofing slate, marble dimension stone, limestone dimension stone, granite dimension stone, quartz-based dimension stone and slate dimension stone. ASTM Standards and Technical Material for Dimension Stone is available in both print (300 pages; hard cover 8.5 x 11"; stock # STONE10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8409-1) and as a CD-ROM (stock # STONECD10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8410-7) for $146. To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). 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. ASTM Staff Contact: Marsha Firman, Phone: 610-832-9612; mfirman@astm.org www.astm.org

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