ASTM International - ASTM D3678-97(2001)
Standard Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Interior-Profile Extrusions
|Publication Date:||10 July 1997|
|ICS Code (Thermoplastic materials):||83.080.20|
1.1 This specification establishes requirements for the material properties, including dimensional stability and extrusion quality, of rigid, poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) interior-profile extrusions. Methods for identifying interior-profile extrusions that comply with the requirements of this specification are provided.
1.2 Rigid PVC recycled plastic may be used in this product in accordance with the requirements in Sections 6 and 7.
1.3 Rigid PVC compounds for interior building product applications are covered in Specification D 1784.
1.4 Rigid PVC exterior profile extrusions for assembled windows and doors are covered in Specification D 4726.
1.5 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes (excluding those in Tables and Figures) shall not be considered as requirements of this standard.
1.6 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are given for information only.
Note 1-Information with regard to application should be obtained from the manufacturers of the profiles.
Note 2-There are no ISO standards covering the primary subject matter in this specification.
1.7 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 8, 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.