ASTM WK32850

    New Test Method for Analysis of extractable components of polymeric compounds

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D35.02 | Committee D35 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    The standard should serve as a method to obtain the percent plasticizer or other extractable components in such polymers as PVC. The extraction is performed in a column with solvents and involves a Soxhlet which is grammatically challenged before and after the process.

    It is used for forensic analysis in regards to durability issues


    extraction, PVC, Soxhlet

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    George Koerner

    Draft Under Development