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    ASTM D4497-10(2018)

    Standard Test Method for Determining the Open Time of Hot Melt Adhesives (Manual Method) (Withdrawn 2021)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D4497-10(2018) | Developed by Subcommittee: D10.14


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers the manual determination of the open-time range of hot-melt adhesives under the stated conditions.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D10 on Packaging, this test method was withdrawn in April 2021. This standard is being withdrawn without replacement due to its limited use by industry.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the manual determination of the open-time range of hot-melt adhesives under the stated conditions.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units in parentheses are provided 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 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.



    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

    D907 Terminology of Adhesives

    E177 Practice for Use of the Terms Precision and Bias in ASTM Test Methods

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


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    DOI: 10.1520/D4497-10R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D4497-10(2018), Standard Test Method for Determining the Open Time of Hot Melt Adhesives (Manual Method) (Withdrawn 2021), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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