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ASTM E1640

Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 August 2018
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Raw materials and raw glass): 81.040.10
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This test method covers the assignment of a glass transition temperature (Tg) of materials using dynamic mechanical analyzers.

This test method is applicable to thermoplastic polymers, thermoset polymers, and partially crystalline materials which are thermally stable in the glass transition region.

The applicable range of temperatures for this test method is dependent upon the instrumentation used, but, in order to encompass all materials, the minimum temperature should be about −150 °C.

This test method is intended for materials having an elastic modulus in the range of 0.5 MPa to 100 GPa.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

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.

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.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard

Document History

ASTM E1640
August 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
This test method covers the assignment of a glass transition temperature (Tg) of materials using dynamic mechanical analyzers. This test method is applicable to thermoplastic polymers, thermoset...
August 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
This test method covers the assignment of a glass transition temperature (Tg) of materials using dynamic mechanical analyzers. This test method is applicable to thermoplastic polymers, thermoset...
August 1, 2013
Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
This test method covers the assignment of a glass transition temperature (Tg) of materials using dynamic mechanical analyzers. This test method is applicable to thermoplastic polymers, thermoset...
September 1, 2009
Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
This test method covers the assignment of a glass transition temperature (Tg) of materials using dynamic mechanical analyzers. This test method is applicable to thermoplastic polymers, thermoset...
June 1, 2004
Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
This test method covers the assignment of a glass transition temperature (Tg) of materials using dynamic mechanical analyzers. This test method is applicable to thermoplastic polymers, thermoset...
August 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
This test method covers the assignment of a glass transition temperature (Tg) of materials using dynamic mechanical analyzers. This test method is applicable to thermoplastic polymers, thermoset...
January 1, 1994
Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
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