ASTM D2632 - 01(2014)

    Standard Test Method for Rubber Property—Resilience by Vertical Rebound

    Active Standard ASTM D2632 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.10

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 Resilience is a function of both dynamic modulus and internal friction of a rubber. It is very sensitive to temperature changes and to depth of penetration of the plunger. Consequently, resilience values from one type of rebound instrument may not, in general, be predicted from results on another type of rebound instrument.

    4.2 This test method is used for development and comparison of materials. It may not directly relate to end-use performance.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of impact resilience of solid rubber from measurement of the vertical rebound of a dropped mass.

    1.2 This test method is not applicable to the testing of cellular rubbers or coated fabrics.

    1.3 A standard test method for impact resilience and penetration of rubber by a rebound pendulum is described in Test Method D1054.

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

    1.5 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

    D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing

    D832 Practice for Rubber Conditioning For Low Temperature Testing

    D1054 Test Method for Rubber Property--Resilience Using a Goodyear-Healey Rebound Pendulum

    D1349 Practice for Rubber--Standard Temperatures for Testing

    D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber

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

    D3183 Practice for Rubber--Preparation of Pieces for Test Purposes from Products

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

    Other Documents

    ANSI/NCSL-Z540-1 American National Standard for Calibration--Calibration Laboratories and Measuring and Test Equipment--General Requirements Available from the American National Standards Institute, 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036.

    ISO-10012-1 Quality Assurance Requirements for Measuring Equipment--Part 1: Metrological Confirmation System for Measuring Equipment Available from the International Organization for Standardization, 1 rue de Varemb, Case postale 56, CH-1211, Geneva 20, Switzerland.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13100000(Rubber and elastomers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2632

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