Press Release Summary:
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 used with waterproofing systems. As chairmen of Subcommittee D08.22 on Waterproofing and Dampproofing Systems, Bruce Darling noted that designers and contractors will be primary users of this new standard. It is intended to be used in conjunction with multiple waterproofing standards.
Original Press Release:
Drainage Systems Media Selection and Installation is Topic of New ASTM Waterproofing Standard
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:
All interested parties, particularly producers, are invited to join in the standards developing activities of D08.22.
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ASTM Committee D08 Next Meeting: June 24-27, 2012, June committee week, San Diego, Calif.
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