Active Standard ASTM D883 | Developed by Subcommittee: D20.92
Book of Standards Volume: 08.01
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1.1 This terminology covers definitions of technical terms used in the plastics industry. Terms that are generally understood or adequately defined in other readily available sources are not included.
1.3 Definitions that are identical to those published by another standards body are identified with the abbreviation of the name of the organization; for example, IUPAC is the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
1.5 For literature related to plastics terminology, see Appendix X1.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C162 Terminology of Glass and Glass Products
D638 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Plastics
D747 Test Method for Apparent Bending Modulus of Plastics by Means of a Cantilever Beam
D790 Test Methods for Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
D882 Test Method for Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting
D907 Terminology of Adhesives
D1003 Test Method for Haze and Luminous Transmittance of Transparent Plastics
D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber
D4703 Practice for Compression Molding Thermoplastic Materials into Test Specimens, Plaques, or Sheets
E308 Practice for Computing the Colors of Objects by Using the CIE System
ICS Number Code 01.040.83 (Rubber and plastics industries (Vocabularies)); 83.080.01 (Plastics in general)