This test method covers the determination of retained blowing agent in extruded polystyrene foam. The internal standard preparation procedures of the material are presented in details. The procedures for determination of retained blowing agent in extruded polyester foam are presented in details.
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1.1 This test method covers the determination of retained blowing agent in extruded polystyrene foam.
1.2 This test method applies to organic blowing agents which lend themselves to a convenient analysis by gas chromatography. The method is not applicable to blowing agents such as nitrogen, carbon dioxide, or water.
1.3 There is no similar or equivalent ISO 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 to determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
blowing agent retention; gas chromatography; polystyrene foam;
ICS Number Code 83.080.01 (Plastics in general)
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