ASTM WK46692

    Revision of D3194 - 04(2009) Standard Test Method for Rubber From Natural Sources-Plasticity Retention Index (PRI)

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    Active Standard: D3194 - 04(2009)

    Developed by Subcommittee: D11.22 | Committee D11 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Rationale

    The rubber blending temperature currently specified is 70 deg C In the producung countries, Malaysia, Indinesia, Thailand and Viet Nam, The blending is done at room temperature, 26 deg. C +/- 2 deg. We need to know haw much the lower temperature will affect the final resukt, Po and PRI


    natural rubber; plasticity; P.R.I.; retention index; Natural rubber (NR); Plasticity index; Raw rubber
    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Alek Vare

    Draft Under Development