ASTM D2094 - 00(2014)

    Standard Practice for Preparation of Bar and Rod Specimens for Adhesion Tests

    Active Standard ASTM D2094 | Developed by Subcommittee: D14.80

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.06


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 The procedures outlined in this practice are designed to standardize the test specimens, surface preparations, combinations of materials, and adhesive selection. Because of the flexibility in the procedure, it is important to have some idea of the kind of properties that will be observed during testing.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice describes bar- and rod-type butt-joined adhesion test specimens and procedures for preparing and bonding them. The specimens are intended to be used with various adherend materials in like or unlike combinations for determining the strength properties of adhesives in accordance with Test Method D2095.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are considered to be 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

    D907 Terminology of Adhesives

    D2093 Practice for Preparation of Surfaces of Plastics Prior to Adhesive Bonding

    D2095 Test Method for Tensile Strength of Adhesives by Means of Bar and Rod Specimens

    D2651 Guide for Preparation of Metal Surfaces for Adhesive Bonding


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.180 (Adhesives)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31201601(Chemical adhesives); 41113046(Adhesion tester)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2094

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