ASTM D1817 - 05(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Rubber Chemicals—Density

    Active Standard ASTM D1817 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.11

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


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    Significance and Use

    The density of a rubber chemical is used for calculating the rubber compound volume, which is used to determine the cost of a rubber product. The density may also be used as a raw material control tool.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the density of solid chemicals used as rubber additives during processing and manufacture. It is intended for determining the density of the rubber chemical itself and not for the determination of the effective density of the chemical in a rubber.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers

    E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.040.20 (Rubber compounding ingredients)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D1817-05R11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D1817-05(2011), Standard Test Method for Rubber Chemicals—Density , ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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