ASTM D1488 - 00(2013)

    Standard Test Method for Amylaceous Matter in Adhesives

    Active Standard ASTM D1488 | Developed by Subcommittee: D14.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.06


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This test method is used to determine if a melamine resin, a phenol, or a resorcinol adhesive contains any starch-like filler, the presence of which could affect water resistance or strength, or both.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the presence or absence of amylaceous (starch-like) material in phenol-, resorcinol-, and melamine-resin adhesives.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.3 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.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D907 Terminology of Adhesives


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.180 (Adhesives)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31201601(Chemical adhesives)


    DOI: 10.1520/D1488-00R13

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