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Building materials: Degree of capillary saturation (NT BUILD 472)

NT BUILD 472

  • This test method covers the determination of the degree of capillary saturation of porous building materials. The method is not applicable to wood in its present form.

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Building materials: Emission of volatile compounds - field and laboratory emission cell (flec) (NT BUILD 438)

NT BUILD 438

  • This general NORDTEST method specifies a laboratory test procedure for evaluation of the emission of volatile compounds from materials as well as combinations of materials which may affect indoor air quality. The method can be used to rank various products and product types with respect to their emission profiles (e.g. emission factors, specific organic compounds emitted) in e.g. product development.

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Building materials, wood: Moisture content (NT BUILD 420)

NT BUILD 420

  • This Nordtest method describes a method for measuring the moisture content of wood. Since it utilizes wooden probes with built-in electrodes which are embedded in wooden parts of building constructions where they can be left, it is very suitable for measurements over longer periods.

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Building gaskets: Tear resistance (NT BUILD 382)

NT BUILD 382

  • This test method has been specially developed to study the risk of tear propagation in gaskets fastened to a wooden substrate with staples or similar.

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Building materials: Emission of volatile compounds, chamber method (NT BUILD 358)

NT BUILD 358

  • This Nordtest method specifies a test procedure for determination of the emission of volatile compounds from building materials in a small, ventilated climate chamber.

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Building structures, moisture content: Neutron method (NT BUILD 346)

NT BUILD 346

  • This test method covers determination of the moisture content of building materials or building structures by moderation or slowing of fast neutrons where the neutron source and the thermal neutron detector both remain at the surface.

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Building components - chimney elements: Mechanical testing (NT BUILD 339)

NT BUILD 339

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a procedure to determine the dimensions, compression strength and dry density of lightweight concrete of chimney elements.

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Bricks and masonry blocks: Water absorption (NT BUILD 334)

NT BUILD 334

  • This NORDTEST method describes how to measure the water absorption of bricks and masonry blocks.

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Bricks and masonry blocks: Moisture content (NT BUILD 333)

NT BUILD 333

  • This NORDTEST method describes how to measure the moisture content of bricks and masonry blocks.

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Bricks and masonry blocks: Density (NT BUILD 332)

NT BUILD 332

  • This NORDTEST method describes how to measure the bulk density and net density of bricks and masonry blocks.

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Building materials: Ability to prevent dripping of condensation water (NT BUILD 304)

NT BUILD 304

  • This NORDTEST method describes how to determine the ability of building materials to prevent dripping of water formed through condensation. The test provides both quantitative and qualitative results.

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Building materials, wood: Moisture content (NT BUILD 302)

NT BUILD 302

  • This NORDTEST method describes a procedure for measuring the moisture content in wood by means of electrical moisture meters. The method is based on the observation that the electrical resistance between two electrodes punched into a piece of wood is a function of the moisture content in the wood.

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Building materials, tightening tapes: Performance (NT BUILD 298)

NT BUILD 298

  • This NORDTEST method may be used for examining performance characteristics of tapes used for tightening of joints and gaps in vapor barrier layers.

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Building facades - coatings: Performance (NT BUILD 281)

NT BUILD 281

  • This NORDTEST method describes the evalution of the performance characteristics of surface treatments used in porous building facades. By comparing the properties of coatings on the substrate in question a suitable and most durable combination can be selected.

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Building materials - coatings: Wetting and drying (NT BUILD 280)

NT BUILD 280

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the comparative determination of wetting and drying rates of building materials exposed to rain (driving rains) in service conditions.

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Building materials - coatings: Water transmission (NT BUILD 279)

NT BUILD 279

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a method to study moisture transfer through building materials exposed to excess moisture in service conditions. In the test transfer occurs mainly by capillary attraction.

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Buildings: Rate of ventilation in different parts of a building (NT BUILD 232)

NT BUILD 232

  • This NORDTEST method is to be used for monitoring the natural and forced ventilation rate in different parts of a building or an apartment.

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Bathroom floors: Watertightness (NT BUILD 230)

NT BUILD 230

  • The aim of this method is to evaluate the suitability of floors used on wood or wood-based materials in bathrooms and rooms with a similar exposure to water and mechanical stresses. The test procedure is intended to simulate the influences which can be expected during long-term use.

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Building materials, coating systems on exterior wood: Performance -accelerated test (NT BUILD 229)

NT BUILD 229

  • This NORDTEST method specifies an accelerated performance test for paint coatings - expected to give maintenance intervals of at least 5 years on exterior woodwork, primarily joinery - for the purpose of evaluating their durability.

    Correlation with performance in use is still under evaluation and needs to be further supported by use of this test method.

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Building materials, coating systems on materials: Resistance and protective value (NT BUILD 228)

NT BUILD 228

  • The purpose of this Nordtest method is to examine the resistance to corrosion of metallic building materials protected by organic coating systems. The method is used to determine whether the resistance of a defined building material is sufficient to allow its use in a stipulated corrosive environment, ranging from no to very severe aggressiveness.

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Bituminous felts: Waterproofing properties (NT BUILD 227)

NT BUILD 227

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for testing whether roofing felt is watertight with respect to water accumulating on a roof.

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Bituminous felts: Low temperature pliability (NT BUILD 226)

NT BUILD 226

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for the determination of the ability of bituminous felt to resist formation of cracks under bending strains.

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Bituminous felts: Surface sliding (NT BUILD 225)

NT BUILD 225

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for the determination of the tendency of bituminous felt to cause sliding in the surface bitumen as a result of solar heat.

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Bituminous felts: Tear growth (NT BUILD 224)

NT BUILD 224

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for the determination of the ability of bituminous felt to resist tear growth.

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Bituminous felts: Water content (NT BUILD 223)

NT BUILD 223

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for the determination of the water content of bituminous felt. The result is intended to be used to check the conditioning of the test specimens for measurement of tensile and tearing strength.

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Bituminous felts: Tensile strength and elongation at temperatures other than 23c (NT BUILD 222)

NT BUILD 222

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for the determination of the ability of bituminous felts to resist tensile strains at temperatures other than 23ºC. The preferred temperatures are 0°C and -10ºC.

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Bituminous felts: Tensile strength and elongation at 23c (NT BUILD 221)

NT BUILD 221

  • This NORDTEST method specifies a test method for the determination of the ability of bituminous felt to resist tensile strains at 23ºC.

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Buildings: Local air tightness (NT BUILD 220)

NT BUILD 220

  • This NORDTEST method is intended for the measurement of air leak characteristics or air leaks of the building parts and joints in field conditions. For the testing of the tightness of groups including several objects, a sampling inspection method has also been presented.

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Building board and paper: Air permeance (NT BUILD 219)

NT BUILD 219

  • This NORDTEST method describes how to measure the air permeance of building board and paper in a laboratory. It may be used as part of a type testing, as a routine control and as a test for other purposes.

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Building materials - polyethylene films: Properties and durability (NT BUILD 216)

NT BUILD 216

  • This Nordtest method specifies a set of testing methods for homogeneous polyethylene films.

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