ASTM International - ASTM D871-96(2019)

Standard Test Methods of Testing Cellulose Acetate

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 January 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 13
ICS Code (Pulps): 85.040
significance And Use:

4.1 Moisture content of the cellulose ester can be used to estimate the dry weight of the cellulose ester. Since cellulose esters are desiccants, their moisture content can vary greatly depending... View More

scope:

1.1 These test methods cover procedures for testing cellulose acetate.

1.2 The test procedures appear in the following sections:

  Sections
Ash  8 to 11
Color and Haze 67 to 72
Combined Acetyl or Acetic Acid Content  
 Test Method A. Solution Method 17, 19 to 23
 Test Method B. Heterogeneous Saponification Method 17, 24 to 26
Free Acidity 12 to 16
Heat Stability 47 to 56
Hydroxyl Content 27 to 33
Intrinsic Viscosity 57 to 62
Moisture Content  4 to 7
Primary Hydroxyl Content 34 to 39
Sulfur or Sulfate Content 40 to 45
Viscosity 63 to 66

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

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.

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 D871-96(2019)
January 1, 2019
Standard Test Methods of Testing Cellulose Acetate
1.1 These test methods cover procedures for testing cellulose acetate. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following sections:   Sections Ash  8 to 11 Color and Haze 67 to 72 Combined...
June 1, 2010
Standard Test Methods of Testing Cellulose Acetate
Moisture content of the cellulose ester can be used to estimate the dry weight of the cellulose ester. Since cellulose esters are desiccants, their moisture content can vary greatly depending on...
June 1, 2004
Standard Test Methods of Testing Cellulose Acetate
1.1 These test methods cover procedures for testing cellulose acetate. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following sections: Sections Ash to Color and Haze to Combined Acetyl or Acetic Acid...
November 10, 1996
Standard Test Methods of Testing Cellulose Acetate
1.1 These test methods cover procedures for testing cellulose acetate. 1.2 The test procedures appear in the following sections: Sections Ash 8 and 11 Color and Haze 68 to 72 Combined Acetyl or...
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