ASTM D5226 - 16

    Standard Practice for Dissolving Polymer Materials

    Active Standard ASTM D5226 | Developed by Subcommittee: D20.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.03


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This practice embodies the specifications to describe the preparation of a polymeric solution.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice outlines the parameters applicable to the preparation of a polymeric solution, such as solvent, concentration, temperature, pressure, time, agitation, and heating mode.

    1.2 The proper use of this practice requires knowledge of solvents and their effect on polymeric materials.

    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.

    Note 1: There is no known ISO equivalent to this standard.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    Other Document

    Polymer Handbook Available from John Wiley and Sons, New York, NY.

    ASTM Standards

    D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.080.01 (Plastics in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13100000(Rubber and elastomers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D5226-16

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D5226-16, Standard Practice for Dissolving Polymer Materials, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2016, www.astm.org

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