International Standard
ISO 16537:2012
Thermal insulating products for building applications — Determination of shear behaviour
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ISO 16537:2012
Edition 1
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ISO 16537:2012
Published (Edition 1, 2012)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2023. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 16537:2012

ISO 16537:2012
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This International Standard specifies the equipment and procedures for determining shear behaviour. It is applicable to thermal insulating products.

NOTE The tests described in this International Standard do not determine pure shear behaviour, but measure the effects of applying two opposite parallel forces to the major faces of the test specimen. The test is, however, called "shear" in this text by convention. The application of a force tangentially to the major surface of the test specimen is considered to represent more closely the stresses imposed upon thermal insulation products in many building applications, particularly walls, than other methods of measuring shear performance, e.g. bending tests.

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  •  : Published
     : 2012-05
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 1
     : 9
  • ISO/TC 163/SC 1
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