ASTM D3030 - 11

    Standard Test Method for Volatile Matter (Including Water) of Vinyl Chloride Resins

    Active Standard ASTM D3030 | Developed by Subcommittee: D20.15

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.01


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    Significance and Use

    The quantity of volatile components in a vinyl chloride resin can be established by this test method. This test method does not identify the components.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the quantitative determination of the volatile matter (including water) present in vinyl chloride resins.

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

    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.

    Note 1

    This test method and ISO 1269-1980 are identical in all technical details.


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

    ISO Standard

    ISO1269 Homopolymer and Copolymer Resins of Vinyl Chloride--Determination of Volatile Matter Including Water Available from American National Standards Institute (ANSI), 25 W. 43rd St., 4th Floor, New York, NY 10036, http://www.ansi.org.

    ASTM Standards

    D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing

    D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    E145 Specification for Gravity-Convection and Forced-Ventilation Ovens


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.080.20 (Thermoplastic materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13111025(Polyvinyl chloride resin)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3030-11

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