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TM-6, TM-7, TM-8 and TM-10 Ballot

WDMA Test Method Ballots

WDMA TM-6, Test Method for Determining the Durability of Adhesives Used in Doors under Accelerated Aging Conditions

WDMA TM-7, Test Method for Determining the Physical Endurance of Wood Doors & Associated Hardware Connections under Accelerated Operating Conditions

WDMA TM-8, Test Method for Determining Hinge Loading Resistance of Wood Door Stiles

WDMA TM-10, Test Method for Determining the Screw Holding Capacity of Wood Doors

WDMA TM-6, TM-7, TM-8 and TM-10 are now open for ballot.  The WDMA Technical Manual requires that these WDMA test methods, currently dated 2008, be revised, reaffirmed or withdrawn at the end of their 5-year anniversary.  These test methods are referenced within ANSI/WDMA I.S.1A-13 and ANSI/WDMA I.S6A-13. 

The 2014(draft) versions of these test methods contain no technical changes.  They have, however, been revised by:

1.     Updating the TM publication date and copyright  to 2014

2.     Updating references to any ASTM, ANSI, BHMA and DHI standards to their most current editions

3.     Updating the WDMA Chicago and Washington DC address information.

Click here to download a copy of TM-6-14(draft)

Click here to download a copy of TM-7-14(draft)

Click here to download a copy of TM-8-14(draft)

Click here to download a copy of TM-10-14(draft)

Click here to download the official ballot form (Use only one form for all four balloted TMs).

Ballots are due by January 27, 2014. Please return your ballot prior to that time if possible.

If responding by email, please send you ballot to If you have any questions, related to the ballot, please contact:

Jeff Lowinski
Vice President – Technical Services
330 N. Wabash Avenue, Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 673-5891


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