STP1136

    Temperature Calibration of Thermomechanical Analyzers: Part II—An Interlaboratory Test of the Calibration Procedure

    Published: Jan 1991


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    Abstract

    An interlaboratory “round robin” test study was conducted for the calibration method developed by ASTM Task Group E37.01.12, which is described in this paper. The interlaboratory test protocol was consistent with the requirements outlined in ASTM Standard Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method (E 691). The results obtained by ten participating laboratories are reported. A precision and bias statement for the ASTM Test Method for Temperature Calibration of Thermomechanical Analyzers (E 1363) was developed from the statistical treatment of the data.

    Keywords:

    interlaboratory tests, thermomechanical analyzers, thermomechanical analysis(TMA), temperature calibration


    Author Information:

    Seyler, RJ
    Research associate, Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, NY

    Earnest, CM
    Professor, Berry College, Rome, GA


    Paper ID: STP23589S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E37.01

    DOI: 10.1520/STP23589S


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