ASTM E2509 - 08

    Standard Test Method for Temperature Calibration of Rheometers in Isothermal Mode

    Active Standard ASTM E2509 | Developed by Subcommittee: E37.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 14.02


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    ASTM E2509

    Significance and Use

    Rheological properties such as viscosity and storage and loss modulus change rapidly with temperature. High quality determinations of these properties depend upon a stable and well-known temperature of the measuring apparatus.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method describes the temperature calibration or conformance of rheometers. The applicable temperature range is 0 to 80 C however other ranges may be selected for the purpose at hand.

    1.2 SI units are the standard.

    1.3 There are no ISO equivalents to 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.


    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

    E473 Terminology Relating to Thermal Analysis and Rheology

    E1142 Terminology Relating to Thermophysical Properties


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 17.060 (Measurement of volume, mass, density, viscosity)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/E2509-08

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