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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Any exterior wall or roof assembly, including steel stud wall systems, insulated concrete forms, tilt-up concrete walls, c136 insulated metal panels. You can download and open this file to your own computer but DRM prevents opening this file on another computer, including a networked server.

The general testing procedures for these cases are described in Annex A Please first log in with a verified email before subscribing to alerts.

The basis for the performance of reflective insulations and radiant barriers will be discussed along with the combination of these materials with cellular plastic or mineral fiber insulations to form hybrid insulation assemblies.

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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. The operator shall note in the report any use of convection barriers. The hot box has two sides as illustrated in the diagram satm Consider the typical residential wall, which consists of a wood frame with fiberglass insulation between the studs, sheathing, a weather resistive barrier, drywall on the interior walls, and exterior siding.

These panels, or representative sections of the d1363, have had their thermal performance measured on other devices that are directly traceable or have been favorably compared to a national standards laboratory. Detailed operating cc1363, including design schematics astk electrical drawings, shall be available for each c136 to ensure that tests are in accordance with this test method. If the hot box apparatus has been designed, constructed and operated in the ideal manner, no further calibration or adjustment would be necessary.


The equipment performing these measurements requires c136 to ensure that the data are accurate. Test apparatus designed and operated previously under Test Methods C and C will require slight aatm to the calibration and operational procedures to meet the requirements of Test Method C 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.

A structure that contains cavity spaces between adjacent surfaces, for example, an attic section including a ceiling with sloping roof, may be difficult to test properly. 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.

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. The guarded hot box consists of a cold room and a warm room.

These data show that reductions in heat transfer across the building enclosure can be effectively reduced by the use of enclosed reflective air spaces and attic radiant barriers. Approximately thermocouples measure air and surface temperatures on both sides of the Hot Box.

The box has a heat flow meter consisting of two thermopiles built into its walls. Detailed design of that type of apparatus is beyond the scope of this method. We have no amendments or corrections for this standard. Subscription pricing is determined by: This standard is not included in any packages.

Some hot boxes are limited to planar or nearly planar specimens. Other orientations are also permitted. This test method does not establish test conditions, specimen configuration, or data acquisition details but leaves these choices to be made in a manner consistent with the aetm application being considered.


You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time. Air infiltration or moisture migration can alter the net heat transfer. This benchmarking provides substantial confidence that any extraneous heat flows can be eliminated or quantified with sufficient accuracy to be a minor factor of 1c363 overall uncertainty.

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. If the document is c1336 or amended, you will be notified by email.

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Note that the use of Test Method C or similar apparatus creates additional uncertainty since those devices are calibrated using transfer standards or standard reference materials. The data are needed to judge compliance with specifications and regulations, for design guidance, for research evaluations of the effect of changes in materials or constructions, and for verification of, or use in, simulation models.

To learn more about how Hot Box testing can help your success in the market, contact us. Whatever the test orientation, the apparatus performance shall first be verified at that orientation with a specimen of known thermal resistance c13363 place. Air infiltration or moisture migration can alter the net heat transfer. Reflective technology xstm the overall thermal resistance of the building enclosure when used to insulate poured concrete structures.

Direct current DC power is used to power both the heater and the fans as DC current provides a more accurate measurement of the power input. Please enter your email address. Dynamic control strategies have included both periodic or non-periodic temperature cycles, for example, to follow a diurnal cycle.

For more information on our thermal testing capabilities click here. The operation of a hot box apparatus requires a significant number of fundamental measurements of temperatures, areas and power.