ASTM D3853 - 12

    Standard Terminology Relating to Rubber and Rubber Latices—Abbreviations for Chemicals Used in Compounding

    Active Standard ASTM D3853 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.08

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF Version 4 $37.00   ADD TO CART
    Print Version 4 $37.00   ADD TO CART
    Standard + Redline PDF Bundle 8 $44.40   ADD TO CART


    Significance and Use

    These abbreviations are to be used in technical writing where the full chemical name of the substance is used initially, followed by the abbreviation found in this terminology. Later references to this substance may then use the abbreviation only.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology is a compilation of abbreviations for accelerators, vulcanizing agents, activators, antidegradants, plasticizers, softeners, processing aids, blowing agents, retarders, isocyanates, peroxides, and antireversion agents used in the compounding of rubber products. Abbreviations for rubbers are listed in Practice D1418 and a numbering system for various grades of carbon blacks is described in Classification D1765.


    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

    D1418 Practice for Rubber and Rubber Latices--Nomenclature

    D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D1765 Classification System for Carbon Blacks Used in Rubber Products

    ISO Standard

    ISO6472 Rubber Compounding Ingredients--Abbreviations


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.040.10 (Latex and raw rubber); 83.060 (Rubber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13101700(Elastomers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3853-12

    ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.

    ASTM D3853

    Citing ASTM Standards
    Back to Top