ASTM C627: Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ceramic Floor Tile Installation Systems
Standard: ASTM C627 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating Ceramic Floor Tile Installation Systems Using the Robinson-Type Floor Tester
Certification Required: N/A
Scope: Per ASTM C627: "This test method covers the evaluation of complete floor tile installation systems...for failure under loads."
Applicable Products: Ceramic floor tiles
Test Procedure: A complete floor assembly is constructed and allowed to fully cure. Soft rubber wheels are installed on the testing machine and the necessary weights are added over each wheel. The testing machine is run for the desired duration and the floor assembly is inspected for damage at the completion of each cycle.
End Result: This test results in the highest number of test cycles the installation survives according to the failure criteria given by the method.
Special Notes: N/A
Intertek Testing Locations: Lake Forest, CA