ASTM F2523 - 13(2020)

    Standard Practice for Blowout Resistance of Room-Temperature Vulcanized Elastomers

    Active Standard ASTM F2523 | Developed by Subcommittee: F03.70

    Book of Standards Volume: 09.02

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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This practice may be used to determine the viability of an RTV sealant to withstand pressure leak testing before cure at maximum gap conditions of a system. This practice may be used to indicate an RTV’s acceptability to undergo an assembly line leak check without causing a leak path due to material blow out.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice provides a means to determine the blowout resistance of a room-temperature vulcanized elastomer system (RTV) using a standard fixture.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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

    D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber

    F2468 Classification for Specifying Silicone Adhesives and Sealants for Transportation Applications

    SAE Standard

    SAE J1199 Mechanical and Material Requirements for Metric Externally Threaded Steel Fasteners Available from Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), 400 Commonwealth Dr., Warrendale, PA 15096-0001.

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 13101601(Vulcanized rubber)

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    DOI: 10.1520/F2523-13R20

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2523-13(2020), Standard Practice for Blowout Resistance of Room-Temperature Vulcanized Elastomers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020,

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