Active Standard ASTM D3853 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.08
Book of Standards Volume: 09.01
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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.
1.1 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.
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 StandardISO6472 Rubber Compounding Ingredients--Abbreviations
ICS Number Code 83.040.10 (Latex and raw rubber); 83.060 (Rubber)