ASTM D907 - 12a

    Standard Terminology of Adhesives

    Active Standard ASTM D907 | Developed by Subcommittee: D14.04

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.06


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    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology standard is a compilation of definitions used in the science and technology of the adhesives industry. Terms that are generally understood or adequately defined in other readily available sources are not included.

    1.2 Any changes in this standard since 1988 are documented as follows:

    1.2.1 Appendix X1 gives a history of revisions made since 1988. Table X1.1 lists the terms that are affected as: (1) Terms Added, (2) Terms Revised, and (3) Terms Deleted.

    1.2.1.1 In Table X1.1, the year of publication in Volume 15.06 is shown in parentheses following the term.

    1.2.2 In the text of the standard, the year of publication is shown following each definition. Also, the following codes are included after the year of publication to describe the type change that was made: (A) Addition, (R) Revision, or (E) Edited.

    1.2.3 Deletions are shown in Appendix X1, suitably footnoted. The deleted terms do not appear in the text of the standard.

    1.2.4 Any special circumstances not covered by 1.2.2 and 1.2.3 are documented in Table X1.1, suitably footnoted.


    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

    D618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing

    D2507 Terminology of Rheological Properties of Gelled Rocket Propellants

    D2849 Methods of Testing Urethane Foam Polyol Raw Materials

    D2990 Test Methods for Tensile, Compressive, and Flexural Creep and Creep-Rupture of Plastics

    D3983 Test Method for Measuring Strength and Shear Modulus of Nonrigid Adhesives by the Thick-Adherend Tensile-Lap Specimen

    D4027 Test Method for Measuring Shear Properties of Structural Adhesives by the Modified-Rail Test

    D4317 Specification for Polyvinyl Acetate-Based Emulsion Adhesives

    D4499 Test Method for Heat Stability of Hot-Melt Adhesives

    D4680 Test Method for Creep and Time to Failure of Adhesives in Static Shear by Compression Loading (Wood-to-Wood)

    D5266 Practice for Estimating the Percentage of Wood Failure in Adhesive Bonded Joints

    E6 Terminology Relating to Methods of Mechanical Testing


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.83 (Rubber and plastics industries (Vocabularies)); 83.180 (Adhesives)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31201601(Chemical adhesives)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0907-12A

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