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ASTM International - ASTM D5071-06(2013)

Standard Practice for Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics in a Xenon Arc Apparatus

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 April 2013
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Other standards related to wastes): 13.030.99
ICS Code (Fluorescent lamps. Discharge lamps): 29.140.30
significance And Use:

4.1 Materials made from photodegradable plastics are intended to deteriorate rapidly when exposed to solar radiation, oxygen, heat, moisture and other degrading elements of the weather. This... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice covers specific procedures and test conditions that are applicable for xenon arc exposure of photodegradable plastics conducted in accordance with Practices G151 and G155. This practice also covers the preparation of test specimens, the test conditions best suited for photodegradable plastics, and the evaluation of test results.

1.2 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 practice is technically equivalent to ISO 4892-2 and Practice D2565 which cover xenon arc exposures of plastics intended for long term use in outdoor applications.

Document History

ASTM D5071-06(2013)
April 1, 2013
Standard Practice for Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics in a Xenon Arc Apparatus
4.1 Materials made from photodegradable plastics are intended to deteriorate rapidly when exposed to solar radiation, oxygen, heat, moisture and other degrading elements of the weather. This practice...
November 1, 2006
Standard Practice for Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics in a Xenon Arc Apparatus
1.1 This practice covers specific procedures and test conditions that are applicable for xenon arc exposure of photodegradable plastics conducted in accordance with Practices G 151 and G 155. This...
November 10, 1999
Standard Practice for Exposure of Photodegradable Plastics in a Xenon Arc Apparatus
1.1 This practice covers procedures applicable when Practice G 26 is employed for exposure of degradable plastics. Reference is made to sample preparation and evaluation of test results. 1.2 This...
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