1.                                                     Density Test
 
Average size( mm )
L X B X T
150.00 x 74.83 x 17.30
Weight / kg.
kg / cm3
200. 5
Density
1.033

2.                                                     Moisture Content
 
Average size( mm )
L X B X T
150 x 75 x 18
AmbientOven Dry
Wt. (g)
220
%Moisture
Wt. (G) Content
1.033

3.                                                     Water Absorption
 
Average size( mm )
L X B X T
300 x 300 x 18
Ambient
Wt.(g)
2 hrs. Soaking
1776
1776
Density
1.033

4.                            Swelling due to surface(water) Absorption
 
Average size( mm )
L X B X T
300 x 100 x 19
Intial thickness before absorption at the test point no. ( in mm )
1
2 3 4
18.83
19.05 18.40 18.80
Final thickness after absorption for 2 hrs at the test point no. ( in mm )
1
2 3 4
18.83
19.05 18.40 18.80

          Remark : No swelling at the four test points

 

       

Sl No.
Test
Results
 
 
12 mm Sample
1 Dimensions.
a) Length
b) Width
c) Thickness

2442
1221
11.7
2. Density , Kg/m3 1111
3. Moisture content , % 0.6
4. Water Absorption %
a) After 2 hr soking
b) After 24 hr Soking

0.12
0.24
5. Swelling due to general absorption (after 2 hr
soking ) %
a) Thickness
b) Width
c) Length



0.08
Nil
Nil
6. Swelling due to suface absorption after 2 hr
soking), %
0.04
7. Modulus of rupture, N/mm2 18.8
8. Modulus of elasticity, N/mm2 1630
9. Screw withdrawal strenght, N/mm2
a) Face
b) Edge
( for 12 mm and above)



1665
3211
10. Screw withdrawal strenght, N/mm2
a) Parellel to Surface
b) Perpendicular to surface

20.4
51.0
11. Thermal Conductvity, W/Cm 0C 0.005
12. Boiling water resistance test
( after 3. hr boiling )
No Disintegration
( Intact )
13. Fire Resistance
a) Flammability Test
b) Flame Penetration
c) rate of burning
10 minutes( formed as lump after 13 minutes)
8 minutes
3 minutes.