ASTM D1107 - 96(2013)

    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 consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific precautionary statements are given in 4.1.

    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/D1107-96R13

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1107-96(2013), Standard Test Method for Ethanol-Toluene Solubility of Wood, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013,

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