ASTM D6440 - 10(2018)

    Standard Terminology Relating to Hydrocarbon Resins

    Active Standard ASTM D6440 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.16

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.01

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    1. Scope

    1.1 The hydrocarbon resin industry continues to evolve from a source of replacement products for naturally-derived materials to industrial materials that have no naturally-derived counterparts. Along with this changing character of the industry, various manufacturing participants have introduced terms that have led to confusion among both manufacturers and consumers. This terminology standard is intended to alleviate that confusion and promote standard usage of terms in the hydrocarbon resin industry.

    1.2 Resins derived principally from natural terpene fractions are under the jurisdiction of D01.34.

    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 01.040.01 (Generalities. Terminology. Standardization. Documentation (Vocabularies)); 83.080.20 (Thermoplastic materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13111000(Resins)

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    DOI: 10.1520/D6440-10R18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D6440-10(2018), Standard Terminology Relating to Hydrocarbon Resins, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018,

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