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Status Of The American Society For Testing And Materials (ASTM) Efforts To Provide A Standard Practice For Infrared Roof Moisture Surveys.
Author(s): Victor Sopko
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Paper Abstract

Standard methods are necessary to assure the quality of infrared roof moisture surveys. An ASTM C 16.30 task group is currently working on the first draft of a Standard Practice for the location of moisture in insulated roofing system using infrared thermography. The Standard Practice will address procedures for both aerial and ground-based surveys. Additionally, instrument requirements, types of applicable constructions, operator qualifications, environmental and substrate conditions, as well as data interpretation, verification and reporting requirements will be outlined. The result is intended to be a practice which, if followed, will ensure roof moisture surveys of consistent quality.

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Date Published: 11 May 1987
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0780, Thermosense IX: Thermal Infrared Sensing for Diagnostics and Control, (11 May 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940523
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Victor Sopko, Tremco Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0780:
Thermosense IX: Thermal Infrared Sensing for Diagnostics and Control
Robert P. Madding, Editor(s)

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