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Asphalt shingles shall be tested in accordance with ASTM D7158. Asphalt shingles shall meet the classification requirements of Table 1504.2 for the appropriate maximum basic wind speed. Asphalt shingle packaging shall bear a label to indicate compliance with ASTM D7158 and the required classification in Table 1504.2.
Exception: Asphalt shingles not included in the scope of ASTM D7158 shall be tested and labeled in accordance with ASTM D3161. Asphalt shingle packaging shall bear a label to indicate compliance with ASTM D3161 and the required classification in Table 1504.2.
CLASSIFICATION OF STEEP SLOPE ROOF SHINGLES TESTED IN ACCORDANCE WITH ASTM D3161OR D7158
MAXIMUM BASIC WIND SPEED, V, FROM FIGURES 1609.3(1)ā€”(8) OR ASCE 7(mph) MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE STRESS DESIGN WIND SPEED, Vasd, FROM Table 1609.3.1 (mph) ASTM D7158a CLASSIFICATION ASTM D3161or UL 7103 CLASSIFICATION
110 85 D, G or H A, D or F
116 90 D, G or H A, D or F
129 100 G or H A, D or F
142 110 G or H F
155 120 G or H F
168 130 H F
181 140 H F
194 150 H F
For SI: 1 foot = 304.8 mm; 1 mph = 0.447 m/s.
  1. The standard calculations contained in ASTM D7158 assume Exposure Category B or C and building height of 60 feet or less. Additional calculations are required for conditions outside of these assumptions.

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