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ASTM D1203

Standard Test Methods for Volatile Loss from Plastics Using Activated Carbon Methods

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Organization: ASTM
Publication Date: 15 October 1994
Status: inactive
Page Count: 3
ICS Code (Plastics in general): 83.080.01
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These test methods cover the determination of volatile loss from a plastic material under defined conditions of time and temperature, using activated carbon as the immersion medium.

Two test methods are covered as follows:

Test Method A, Direct Contact with Activated Carbon - In this test method the plastic material is in direct contact with the carbon. This test method is particularly useful in the rapid comparison of a large number of plastic specimens.

Test Method B, Wire Cage - This test method prescribes the use of a wire cage, which prevents direct contact between the plastic material and the carbon. By eliminating the direct contact, the migration of the volatile components to the surrounding carbon is minimized and loss by volatilization is more specifically measured.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

NOTE 1 - This standard is similar in content (not technically equivalent) to ISO 176-1976(E).

Document History

April 1, 2020
Standard Test Methods for Volatile Loss From Plastics Using Activated Carbon Methods
These test methods cover the determination of volatile loss from a plastic material under defined conditions of time and temperature, using activated carbon as the immersion medium. Two test methods...
April 1, 2016
Standard Test Methods for Volatile Loss From Plastics Using Activated Carbon Methods
These test methods cover the determination of volatile loss from a plastic material under defined conditions of time and temperature, using activated carbon as the immersion medium. Two test methods...
November 1, 2010
Standard Test Methods for Volatile Loss From Plastics Using Activated Carbon Methods
These test methods cover the determination of volatile loss from a plastic material under defined conditions of time and temperature, using activated carbon as the immersion medium. Two test methods...
ASTM D1203
October 15, 1994
Standard Test Methods for Volatile Loss from Plastics Using Activated Carbon Methods
These test methods cover the determination of volatile loss from a plastic material under defined conditions of time and temperature, using activated carbon as the immersion medium. Two test methods...
October 15, 1994
Standard Test Methods for Volatile Loss from Plastics Using Activated Carbon Methods
1. Scope * 1.1 These test methods cover the determination of volatile loss from a plastic material under defined conditions of time and temperature, using activated carbon as the immersion medium....
November 24, 1989
STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR VOLATILE LOSS FROM PLASTICS USING ACTIVATED CARBON METHODS
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February 28, 1986
STANDARD TEST METHODS FOR VOLATILE LOSS FROM PLASTICS USING ACTIVATED CARBON METHODS (E1-1987)
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January 1, 1967
VOLATILE LOSS FROM PLASTICS USING ACTIVATED CARBON METHODS, TEST METHODS FOR (R 1981)
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