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ASTM D3418

Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 1 August 2012
Status: inactive
Page Count: 7
ICS Code (Plastics in general): 83.080.01
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This test method covers determination of transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry.

NOTE 1-True heats of fusion are to be determined in conjunction with structure investigation, and frequently, specialized crystallization techniques are needed.

This test method is applicable to polymers in granular form or to any fabricated shape from which it is possible to cut appropriate specimens.

The normal operating temperature range is from the cryogenic region to 600°C. Certain equipment allows the temperature range to be extended.

The values stated in SI units are the standard.

NOTE 2-This test method does not apply to all types of polymers as written.

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

NOTE 3-This standard is similar but not equivalent to ISO 11357-1, -2, -3. The ISO procedures provide additional information not supplied by this test method.

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

Document History

May 1, 2015
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
This test method covers determination of transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry. NOTE 1-True heats of fusion are to be...
ASTM D3418
August 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
This test method covers determination of transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry. NOTE 1-True heats of fusion are to be...
August 1, 2012
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
This test method covers determination of transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry. NOTE 1-True heats of fusion are to be...
November 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
This test method covers determination of transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry. NOTE 1—True heats of fusion are to be...
December 1, 2003
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures of Polymers By Differential Scanning Calorimetry
(Footnote *) This test method covers determination of transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry. NOTE 1 - True heats of...
April 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
1. Scope * 1.1 This test method covers determination of transition temperatures of polymers (Note 1) by differential scanning calorimetry. NOTE 1--First-order transition temperatures or melting...
January 10, 1997
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures of Polymers by Thermal Analysis
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January 1, 1982
Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures of Polymers by Thermal Analysis
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