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Test Method Title

Standard Test Methods for Breaking Load and Flexural Properties of Block-Type Thermal Insulation

Reference Number

ASTM C203

Material

Geofoam

Test Property

Breaking load

Description of Test

Four specimens are cut from a larger block sample with a hot wire saw. A bar of rectangular cross section is tested in flexure via one of the two methods: Test Method I—The bar rests on two supports and is loaded by means of a loading fitting or piece midway between the supports. Test Method II—The bar rests on two supports and is loaded at the two quarter points (by means of two loading fittings), each an equal distance from the adjacent support point. The distance between the loading fittings is one half of the support span.

Preferred Test Sample Size

4' x 4' x 4' block

Number of Test Specimens

4

Test Specimen Size

1" thick x 4" wide x 12" long

Keywords

thermal, insulation, breaking load, flexural properties EPS

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