ASTM D1107 - 21

    Standard Test Method for Ethanol-Toluene Solubility of Wood,

    Active Standard ASTM D1107 | Developed by Subcommittee: D07.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 04.10


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    Significance and Use

    2.1 The ethanol-toluene extract of wood consists of the soluble materials not generally considered part of the wood polymeric structure. They are primarily the waxes, fats, resins, and some gums, as well as some water-soluble substances. The amounts are influenced by seasoning and drying.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the ethanol-toluene soluble content of wood, which is a measure of the waxes, fats, resins, and oils, plus tannins and certain other ether-insoluble components.

    1.2 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.Specific precautionary statements are given in 4.1.

    1.3 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 79.040 (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11121600(Wood)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1107-21

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1107-21, Standard Test Method for Ethanol-Toluene Solubility of Wood,, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2021, www.astm.org

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