ASTM D6854 - 12a

    Standard Test Method for Silica-Oil Absorption Number

    Active Standard ASTM D6854 | Developed by Subcommittee: D11.20

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.01


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    Significance and Use

    4.1 The DBP absorption number of a silica is related to the processing and vulcanizate properties of rubber compounds containing the silica.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the n-dibutyl phthalate (DBP) absorption number of silica.

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    D1799 Practice for Carbon Black--Sampling Packaged Shipments

    D1900 Practice for Carbon Black--Sampling Bulk Shipments

    D2414 Test Method for Carbon Black--Oil Absorption Number (OAN)

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.040.40 (Chemical analysis)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352309(Silica)


    DOI: 10.1520/D6854-12A

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