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Installation Materials Testing

IPA Laboratories commonly performs these tests on installation materials, including those for testing for compliance with ANSI A118 and ISO 13007 specifications.

Available Tests

ANSI A118.1Dry-Set Cement Mortar
ANSI A118.3Chemical Res. Epoxy Mortar/Grout & Epoxy Adhesive
ANSI A118.4Modified Dry-Set Cement Mortar
ANSI A118.5Chemical Resistant Furan Mortar/Grout
ANSI A118.6Standard Cement Grout
ANSI A118.7High Performance Cement Grout
ANSI A118.9Cementitious Backer Units
ANSI A118.10Waterproof Membrane
ANSI A118.11EGP Mortar
ANSI A118.12Crack Isolation Membrane
ANSI A118.13Sound Reduction Membrane
ANSI A118.15Improved Modified Dry-Set Cement Mortar
ANSI A118.16Flowable Hydraulic Cement Underlayment/Self-Leveling Underlayment
ANSI A118.18Foam Core Backerboards
ANSI A118.19Organic Pre-Mixed Grouts
ANSI A136.1Organic Adhesive
ASTM C1708Self-Leveling Underlayment
ASTM C627Robinson Floor Test [video]
ASTM E96, Method A and EWater Vapor Transmission
ISO 13007-2Cementitious Adhesives (C)
ISO 13007-2Dispersion Adhesives (D)
ISO 13007-2Reaction Resin Adhesives (R)
ISO 13007-4Cementitious Grouts (CG)
ISO 13007-4Reaction Resin Grouts (RG)
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