ASTM C 61/C 61M—00 (2006) Specification for Gypsum Keene’s Cement (PDF Download)

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This specification covers various grades of anhydrous calcined gypsum known as gypsum Keene's cement, designed for use in the base and finish coats of gypsum plaster. The cement shall show a combined water content not more than the specified value when tested in accordance with the referenced test method. The cement shall conform to the required physical properties and shall undergo tests on setting time, compressive strength, and fineness.

This standard is referenced in the 2012 International Building Code® and the International Residential Code®.

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This specification covers various grades of anhydrous calcined gypsum known as gypsum Keene's cement, designed for use in the base and finish coats of gypsum plaster. The cement shall show a combined water content not more than the specified value when tested in accordance with the referenced test method. The cement shall conform to the required physical properties and shall undergo tests on setting time, compressive strength, and fineness.

This standard is referenced in the 2012 International Building Code® and the International Residential Code®.

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Publisher ASTM International
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