ASTM C648: Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength of Ceramic Tile

Standard: ASTM C648 - Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength of Ceramic Tile

Certification Required: N/A

Scope: Per ASTM C648: "This test method covers the determination of the breaking strength of glazed ceramic wall tile, ceramic mosaic tile, quarry tile, and paver tile, having a facial area of at least 1 in2(6.4 cm2)."

Applicable Products: Glazed ceramic wall tile, ceramic mosaic tile, quarry tile, and paver tile

Test Procedure: The tile is loaded into a three-point support and the load applicator is positioned directly in the center of the tile. Force is applied to the test specimen at a constant rate until the tile breaks into two or more pieces.

End Result: This test results in the average strength in pounds-force (or newtons) of the sample

Special Notes: N/A

Intertek Testing Locations: York, PA

 

 

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