ASTM D3157 - 05(2010)e1

    Standard Test Method for Rubber from Natural Sources—Color

    Active Standard ASTM D3157 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.22

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


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    Significance and Use

    Color of material rubber is of importance in compounds where product color is determined by the color of the raw rubber.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers a method of classifying the color of raw rubber according to a standard color scale.

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

    D926 Test Method for Rubber Property--Plasticity and Recovery (Parallel Plate Method)

    D1485 Practice for Rubber from Natural Sources--Sampling and Sample Preparation

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

    D3767 Practice for Rubber--Measurement of Dimensions


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.040.10 (Latex and raw rubber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13101500(Natural rubber)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3157-05R10E01

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