ASTM International - ASTM D2538-18

Standard Practice for Fusion of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds Using a Torque Rheometer

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 November 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Thermoplastic materials): 83.080.20
significance And Use:

5.1 When PVC compounds are mixed under appropriate conditions of heat and shear, a fused mass is produced. This mass has certain melt characteristics which can be defined with a torque rheometer... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice covers the relative fusion characteristics of poly(vinyl chloride) compounds.

1.2 The test procedures appear in the following order:

  Section
 
Fusion Test  9
Thermal Stability Test 10
Color-Hold Stability Test 11
Shear Stability Test 12

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.

1.4 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. Specific hazards statements are given in Section 8.

Note 1: There are no ISO standards covering the primary subject matter of this ASTM standard.

1.5 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.

Document History

ASTM D2538-18
November 1, 2018
Standard Practice for Fusion of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds Using a Torque Rheometer
1.1 This practice covers the relative fusion characteristics of poly(vinyl chloride) compounds. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following order:   Section   Fusion Test  9 Thermal...
November 1, 2010
Standard Practice for Fusion of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds Using a Torque Rheometer
When PVC compounds are mixed under appropriate conditions of heat and shear, a fused mass is produced. This mass has certain melt characteristics which can be defined with a torque rheometer operated...
August 10, 2002
Standard Practice for Fusion of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds Using a Torque Rheometer
1.1 This practice covers the relative fusion characteristics of poly(vinyl chloride) compounds. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following order: Section Fusion Test 9 Thermal Stability...
June 15, 1995
Standard Practice for Fusion of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds Using a Torque Rheometer
1.1 This practice covers the relative fusion characteristics of poly(vinyl chloride) compounds. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following order: Section Fusion Test 9 Thermal Stability...
June 15, 1995
Standard Practice for Fusion of Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Compounds Using a Torque Rheometer
1.1 This practice covers the relative fusion characteristics of poly(vinyl chloride) compounds. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following order: Section Fusion Test 9 Thermal Stability...
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