Active Standard ASTM D5630 | Developed by Subcommittee: D20.70
Book of Standards Volume: 08.03
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Significance and Use
5.1 Inorganic residues from plastics ashing may be antiblock, fillers, reinforcements, catalyst residues, colorants, etc. The quantitative amounts of each are important variables of the manufacturing process.
1.3 This test method is limited to those materials (including glass) that are stable to 900°C. Test Method D2584 is recommended for unknown samples, and in instances where fusion of the inorganic portions may be of concern.
1.7 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. See Section 9 for specific precautionary statements.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
D2584 Test Method for Ignition Loss of Cured Reinforced Resins
E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
ICS Number Code 83.080.20 (Thermoplastic materials)