Cork standards

Published ISO standards

633/86     Cork – vocabulary
1215/86   Cork – Definitions and Packaging
2385/72   Corkwood in planks virgin cork etc Sampling
2386182   Corkwood in planks, virgin cork etc. Determination of moisture content
1997/72    Granulated cork and cork powder -specifications
2030176   Granulated cork – Size analysis by mechanical sieving
2031/86   Granulated cork – Bulk density test
2067/76   Granulated cork – Determination of moisture content
2219/72   Expanded pure agglomerated cork. Thermal cork Characteristics
2077/79   Pure expanded corkboard – Determination of modulus of rupture by bending
2189/86   Pure expanded corkboard -Determination of Bulk Density
2191/72   Pure expanded corkboard -Deformation under constant pressure
2509/73   Sound Absorbing Expanded Agglomerated Cork in Tiles -Characteristics
2510/73   Sound Absorbing Composition Cork in tiles – Characteristics
3813/87   Floor tiles of Agglomerated Cork – Characteristics: Sampling and Packing
3810/77   Floor tiles of Agglomerated Cork Methods of Test
2569/85   Cork Stoppers – Classification and
3869/81   Agglomerated Cork Material of Expansion Joints for construction and building – Characteristics, Sampling and Packing
3867/82   Agglomerated Cork Material of Expansion Joints for construction and building – Test Methods for above
2582/78   Cork and Cork Products- Determination of thermal conductivity – Hot Plate Method
2066/86   Expanded Pure Agglomerated Cork-Determination of Moisture Content
4714/86   Composition Cork – Specifications
7322/86   Composition Cork Test Methods
8507/86   Agglomerated cork discs – Methods of Test
4707/81   Cork Stoppers sampling for inspection of dimensional characteristics
47081B5  Cork – Composition cork gasket material Test methods
4709/85   Cork – Composition cork gasket material Specifications
4711/87   Agglomerated cork discs – Specifications
9148/87   Composition cork in rolls to decoration – Test methods

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Other cork standards

British Standard (Automobile Series) AU120 Cork Rubber Casket Materials (1966)
British Standard (Automobile Series) AUI2I Composition Cork Gasket Materials (1966)
British Standard (Aerospace Series) 2F66: 1982 Rubber Bonded cork sheets
British Standard 4332:1968 (Was DEF-I9-A) Composition Cork Jointing
M.O.D. Controllerate of the Navy
NES 804 Part 1 Issue 1 January 1982
Part 1 Composition Cork Sheet Fire Retarded
Part 2 Cork Slabs and Preformed Sections (Insulation Cork)
ASTM D.1752-84. Cork Expansion Joint Fillers for Concrete Paving and Structural Construction
ASTM D.545-84. Standard methods of testing above
B.S.6100 = Section 4.5 = 1984. Glossary of Building and Civil Engineering terms Forest products: Cork
B.S.8203: 1987 British Standard Code of Practice for the installation of Sheet and Tile Flooring
British Standard 4249:1989 Cork/Paper Jointing