ASTM D1917 - 03(2012)

    Standard Test Methods for Rubber Property—Shrinkage of Raw and Compounded Hot-Polymerized Styrene-Butadiene Rubber (SBR)

    Active Standard ASTM D1917 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.12

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


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    Significance and Use

    The shrinkage of SBR rubbers and their compounds after processing is of importance in many applications. This property can also be used for control, specifications, and fabrication purposes.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover the determination of mill shrinkage of hot-polymerized styrene-butadiene rubbers (SBR) and their compounds.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values 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

    D3182 Practice for Rubber--Materials, Equipment, and Procedures for Mixing Standard Compounds and Preparing Standard Vulcanized Sheets

    D3896 Practice for Rubber From Synthetic Sources--Sampling

    D4483 Practice for Evaluating Precision for Test Method Standards in the Rubber and Carbon Black Manufacturing Industries

    E145 Specification for Gravity-Convection and Forced-Ventilation Ovens


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13101705(Styrene butadiene SBR)


    DOI: 10.1520/D1917-03R12

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