ASTM D1108 - 96(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Dichloromethane Solubles in Wood

    Active Standard ASTM D1108 | Developed by Subcommittee: D07.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.10


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    Significance and Use

    2.1 Dichloromethane extractable content of wood is a measure of such substances as waxes, fats, resins, phytosterols, and nonvolatile hydrocarbons. The amount is influenced by seasoning or drying the wood.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the dichloromethane soluble content of wood, which is a measure of the waxes, fats, resins, oils, and similar materials.

    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. Specific precautionary statements are given in 4.1.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 79.040 (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11121600(Wood)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D1108

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D1108-96(2013), Standard Test Method for Dichloromethane Solubles in Wood, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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