BS EN 15801:2009 - Conservation of cultural property. Test methods. Determination of water absorption by capillarity – BSI British Standards

BS EN 15801:2009

Conservation of cultural property. Test methods. Determination of water absorption by capillarity

Status : Current, Under review   Published : January 2010

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BS EN 15801:2009 Conservation of cultural property. Test methods. Determination of water absorption by capillarity

BS EN 15801 specifies a method for determining the water absorption by capillarity of porous inorganic materials used for and constituting cultural property. The method may be applied to porous inorganic materials either untreated or subjected to any treatment or ageing.

Contents of BS EN 15801:

Foreword
Introduction
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Principle
5 Symbols and abbreviations
6 Test equipment
7 Preparation of test specimens
7.1 Number and dimensions of the test specimens
7.2 Pre-conditioning of test specimens
8 Test procedure
9 Expression of results
9.1 Capillary water absorption curve and coefficient (AC)
9.2 Capillary water penetration coefficient (B)
10 Test report
Annex A (informative) Example of capillarity curves
Bibliography

 




Standard NumberBS EN 15801:2009
TitleConservation of cultural property. Test methods. Determination of water absorption by capillarity
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 January 2010
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)prEN 15898:2009
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 12670:2019, BS EN 12670:2019, EN 12440:2017, EN 1936
International RelationshipsEN 15801:2009
Draft Superseded By08/30177222 DC
DescriptorsBuilding maintenance, Old, Buildings, Construction materials, Conservation, Stone, Water-absorption tests, Building conservation, Water absorption, Bricks, Porous materials
ICS97.195
Title in FrenchConservation des biens culturels. Méthodes d'essai. Détermination de l'absorption par capillarité
Title in GermanErhaltung des kulturellen Erbes. Prüfverfahren. Bestimmung der Wasserabsorption durch Kapillarität
CommitteeB/560
ISBN978 0 580 61875 8
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages14
File Size322 KB
Price£110.00


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