ASTM International - ASTM D6098-97
Standard Specification for Extruded and Compression Molded Shapes Made from Polycarbonate (PC)
|Publication Date:||10 April 1997|
1.1 This specification covers requirements and test methods for the material, dimensions, and workmanship, and the properties of extruded and compression molded plate, rod, and tubular bar manufactured from polycarbonate.
1.2 This specification is not intended to cover materials used in glazing and signage as defined in 3.2.1 and 3.2.6. It is intended to be a means of calling out mechanical grade plastic products used for fabrication of end items or parts as defined in 3.2.2.
1.3 The properties included in this specification are those required for the compositions covered. Requirements necessary to identify particular characteristics important to specialized applications may be described by using the classification system given in Section 4.
1.4 This specification allows for the use of recycled plastics as defined in Guide D 5033.
1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard in all property and dimensional tables. For reference purposes, SI units are also included in Table S-PC and Table 1 only.
1.6 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 12, of this specification. 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.