ASTM C1363 PDF
This standard is issued under the fixed designation C ; the number immediately 1 This test method is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee C- 16 on. ASTM C () Standard Test Method for Thermal Performance of Building Materials and Envelope Assemblies by Means of a Hot Box Apparatus. Annual. Our calibrated hot box is one of the largest in the country accepting test assemblies up to 9’x16′. Its design allows any orientation from fully vertical to fully .
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Calculations of thermal resistance for enclosed reflective air spaces and current field data from Southeast Asia will be presented. However, several hot box apparatuses have been operated under dynamic non-steady-state conditions after additional characterization 1. Need more than one copy? This method is also used to measure the thermal performance of a building material at standardized test c133 such as those required in awtm Specifications CCC and Practice C Detailed heat flow analysis shall precede the use of the hot box apparatus for large, complex structures.
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This test method applies to building structures or composite assemblies of building materials for which it is possible to build a representative specimen that fits the test apparatus. By running multiple conditions, we develop a calibration curve and use it to provide accurate results. Decisions on material sampling, specimen selection, preconditioning, specimen mounting and positioning, the choice of test conditions, and the evaluation of test data shall follow applicable ASTM test methods, guides, practices or product specifications or governmental regulations.
By performing this benchmarking process, the hot box operator is able to develop the additional equations that predict the magnitude of the corrections to the net heat flow through the specimen that account for any hot box wall loss and flanking loss. As we know from the Second Law of Thermodynamics, energy moves from hot towards cold. Decisions on material sampling, specimen selection, preconditioning, specimen mounting and positioning, the choice of test conditions, and the evaluation of test data shall follow applicable ASTM test methods, guides, practices or product specifications or governmental regulations.
This standard is not included in any packages. The warm room is enclosed within a second room, known as the guard room, with the same heating capabilities. Global Reach Intertek is the industry leader with over 42, people in 1, locations in over countries. It accommodates test specimens up to 9 feet by 16 feet. You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time.
It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
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This method is also used to measure the thermal performance of a building material at standardized test conditions such as those required in material Specifications CCC and Practice C However, larger hot boxes have been used to characterize projecting skylights and attic sections. You can download and open this file to your own computer but DRM prevents opening this file on another computer, including a networked server. If this is not possible, horizontal convection barriers shall be installed inside the specimen air cavities at the metering chamber boundaries to prevent air exchange between the metering and guarding areas.
Other orientations are also permitted. Complicated interactions and dependence upon many variables, coupled with only a limited experience in testing under such conditions, have made it inadvisable to include this type testing in this standard.
Some hot boxes are limited to planar or nearly planar specimens.
The general principles of the hot box method can be used to construct an apparatus to measure the heat flow through industrial systems at elevated temperatures. Examples of analysis tools, concepts and procedures used in the design, construction, characterization, and operation of a hot box apparatus is given in Refs Data Providing materials insight through custom data and reports.
For vertical specimens with air spaces that significantly affect thermal performance, the metering chamber dimension shall match the effective construction height.
Dynamic control strategies have included both periodic or non-periodic temperature cycles, for example, to follow a diurnal cycle. To gain this final confidence in the test result, it is necessary to benchmark the overall result of the hot box apparatus by performing measurements on specimens having known heat transfer values and comparing those results to the expected values.
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Other orientations are also permitted. Dynamic control strategies have included both periodic or non-periodic temperature cycles, for example, to follow a diurnal cycle.
To gain this final confidence in the test result, it is necessary to benchmark the overall result of the hot box apparatus by performing measurements on cc1363 having known heat transfer values and comparing those results to the expected values. The operation of a hot box apparatus requires a significant number of fundamental measurements of temperatures, areas and power.
If no applicable standard exists, sound engineering judgment that reflects accepted heat asmt principles must be used and documented. Additional characterization is required to insure that all aspects of the heat flow and storage are accounted for during the test. Discussion of all special conditions used during the test shall be included in the test report see Section