Significance and Use
These guidelines are intended to ensure that IRBs are evaluated by a standard procedure.
These guidelines are to be used to establish the average physicochemical and physical rubber properties of a lot of carbon black to be used as an IRB.
1.1 This practice covers guidelines for the production and testing for uniformity of a lot of carbon black to be used as an Industry Reference Black (IRB).
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.
D412 Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers--Tension
D1506 Test Methods for Carbon Black--Ash Content
D1508 Test Method for Carbon Black, Pelleted Fines and Attrition
D1509 Test Methods for Carbon Black--Heating Loss
D1510 Test Method for Carbon Black--Iodine Adsorption Number
D1513 Test Method for Carbon Black, Pelleted--Pour Density
D1514 Test Method for Carbon Black--Sieve Residue
D1618 Test Method for Carbon Black Extractables--Transmittance of Toluene Extract
D2414 Test Method for Carbon Black--Oil Absorption Number (OAN)
D3182 Practice for Rubber--Materials, Equipment, and Procedures for Mixing Standard Compounds and Preparing Standard Vulcanized Sheets
D3191 Test Methods for Carbon Black in SBR (Styrene-Butadiene Rubber)--Recipe and Evaluation Procedures
D3192 Test Methods for Carbon Black Evaluation in NR (Natural Rubber)
D3265 Test Method for Carbon Black--Tint Strength
D3493 Test Method for Carbon Black--Oil Absorption Number of Compressed Sample (COAN)
D5230 Test Method for Carbon Black--Automated Individual Pellet Hardness
D6556 Test Method for Carbon Black--Total and External Surface Area by Nitrogen Adsorption
blending; industry reference blacks (IRBs); lot size; physical properties; physicochemical properties; shelf life; statistical analysis form; table for IRB test data; uniformity guidelines for production and testing; Carbon black; IRB (industry reference black); Reference blacks; Standard Reference Blacks (SRB) ;
ICS Number Code 83.040.20 (Rubber compounding ingredients)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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