ASTM D5668 - 19 - Standard Test Methods for Rubber From Synthetic Sources—Volatile Matter

ASTM D5668 - 19

Standard Test Methods for Rubber From Synthetic Sources—Volatile Matter

Status : Current   Published : September 2019



1.1 These test methods cover a hot mill method, two oven methods, and a press method for the determination of moisture and other volatile matter content in synthetic rubber.

1.2 Either oven method shall be used especially when the rubber is too tacky to be handled satisfactorily on a hot mill.

1.3 The press method shall be used for rubbers that are too crumbly to be retained satisfactorily on a laboratory mill.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in parentheses are for information only.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM D5668 - 19
TitleStandard Test Methods for Rubber From Synthetic Sources—Volatile Matter
Publication Date01 September 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors synthetic rubber, volatile, volatile
File Size62 KB

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