ASTM D3183 - 10

    Standard Practice for Rubber—Preparation of Pieces for Test Purposes from Products

    Active Standard ASTM D3183 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.10

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


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    Significance and Use

    This practice is used when it is necessary to test a product from which specimens cannot be cut directly. Procedures are given for preparing pieces suitable for preparing specimens of the product.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers methods for the preparation of pieces of a rubber vulcanizate that is not in the form of sheet. Such pieces are used as a source from which specimens are obtained for testing.

    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 problems, 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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13100000(Rubber and elastomers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3183-10

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