ASTM D1621-10

    Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties Of Rigid Cellular Plastics


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method describes a procedure for determining the compressive properties of rigid cellular materials, particularly expanded plastics.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values 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.

    Note 1—This test method and ISO 844 are technically equivalent.


    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

    E4 Practices for Force Verification of Testing Machines

    E83 Practice for Verification and Classification of Extensometer Systems

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

    ISO Standard


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.100 (Cellular materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13111300(Foams)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1621-10

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1621-10, Standard Test Method for Compressive Properties Of Rigid Cellular Plastics, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2010, www.astm.org

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