Significance and Use
The volatile components of a plastisol or organosol influences the weight loss during processing. It is possible that this information will be useful to the producer and user and to environmental interests for estimating the volatiles emitted by the plastisol or organosol during processing.
Results obtained by this test method are not strictly equivalent to those experienced during product processing wherein conditions of temperature, air flow, coating mass, and configuration are potentially quite different.
This test method is not necessarily applicable to all types of plastisol and organosol applications. Any change in the specified testing time or temperature to accommodate unique applications shall be included in the report (see 7.3).
1.1 This test method describes a procedure for the determination of the relative volatility of polyvinyl chloride plastisols and organosols at elevated temperatures.
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 The text of this standard references notes and footnotes which provide explanatory material. These notes and footnotes, excluding those in tables and figures, shall not be considered as requirements of this standard.
1.4 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 test method.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing
D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics
D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics
E145 Specification for Gravity-Convection and Forced-Ventilation Ovens
organosol; plastisol; poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC); volatiles; Plastisols and organosols; Process control; Volatility--plastics;
ICS Number Code 83.080.20 (Thermoplastic materials)
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