ASTM WK23979

    New Practice for Determination of Oxidation in Plastics by FT-IR analysis

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D20.96 | Committee D20 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    To identify and/or measure the amount of oxidation in plastics exposed to accelerated aging conditions by looking at the increase in the carbonyl peak using FT-IR techniques.


    Thermooxidation; photooxidation; HDPE; LDPE; PP; carbonyl index

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Brandon Atwood

    Draft Under Development