ASTM International - ASTM D1755-21

Standard Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Resins

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 May 2021
Status: active
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Thermosetting materials): 83.080.10
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1.1 This specification covers the establishment of requirements for homopolymers of vinyl chloride in original powder form intended for subsequent mixing and processing in thermoplastic compositions. These resins have a nominal specific gravity of 1.4 and a theoretical chlorine content of 56.8 %.

1.2 Two types of resin have been recognized: general purpose (suspension or mass) and dispersion. When mixed with plasticizer, general-purpose resins yield a dry or moist powder while dispersion resins yield a liquid slurry. Since many resins are polymerized to meet special requirements, a system of classification has been provided that permits a wide choice of grades.

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.

Note 1: This standard and ISO 1264 1980 address the same subject matter, but differ in technical content.

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 D1755-21
May 1, 2021
Standard Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Resins
1.1 This specification covers the establishment of requirements for homopolymers of vinyl chloride in original powder form intended for subsequent mixing and processing in thermoplastic compositions....
October 1, 2015
Standard Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Resins
1.1 This specification covers the establishment of requirements for homopolymers of vinyl chloride in original powder form intended for subsequent mixing and processing in thermoplastic compositions....
February 1, 2009
Standard Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Resins
1.1 This specification covers the establishment of requirements for homopolymers of vinyl chloride in original powder form intended for subsequent mixing and processing in thermoplastic compositions....
June 15, 1992
Standard Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Resins
1.1 This specification covers the establishment of requirements for homopolymers of vinyl chloride in original powder form intended for subsequent mixing and processing in thermoplastic compositions....
June 15, 1992
Standard Specification for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) Resins
1.1 This specification covers the establishment of requirements for homopolymers of vinyl chloride in original powder form intended for subsequent mixing and processing in thermoplastic compositions....
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