ASTM D871 - 96(2010)

    Standard Test Methods of Testing Cellulose Acetate

    Active Standard ASTM D871 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.36

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.03

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    Significance and Use

    Moisture content of the cellulose ester can be used to estimate the dry weight of the cellulose ester. Since cellulose esters are desiccants, their moisture content can vary greatly depending on storage.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover procedures for testing cellulose acetate.

    1.2 The test procedures appear in the following sections:

    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

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D1343 Test Method for Viscosity of Cellulose Derivatives by Ball-Drop Method

    D2929 Test Method for Sulfur Content of Cellulosic Materials by X-Ray Fluorescence

    D5897 Test Method for Determination of Percent Hydroxyl on Cellulose Esters by Potentiometric Titration--Alternative Method

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 85.040 (Pulps)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 12352200(Biochemicals)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/D0871-96R10

    Citation Format

    ASTM D871-96(2010), Standard Test Methods of Testing Cellulose Acetate, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2010,

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