ASTM D531-00(2005)

    Standard Test Method for Rubber Property-Pusey and Jones Indentation


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the indentation of rubber or rubber-like materials by means of the Pusey and Jones type of plastometer. This apparatus is used to measure the depth of indentation of an indentor, under fixed force into the surface of a rubber specimen.

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

    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.


    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

    D1349 Practice for Rubber--Standard Conditions for Testing

    D1415 Test Method for Rubber Property--International Hardness

    D4483 Practice for Evaluating Precision for Test Method Standards in the Rubber and Carbon Black Manufacturing Industries


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13100000(Rubber and elastomers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0531-00R05

    Citation Format

    ASTM D531-00(2005), Standard Test Method for Rubber Property-Pusey and Jones Indentation, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2005, www.astm.org

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