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ASTM C972-24

Standard Test Method for Compression-Recovery of Tape Sealant

Standard Test Method for Compression-Recovery of Tape Sealant C0972-24 ASTM|C0972-24|en-US Standard Test Method for Compression-Recovery of Tape Sealant Standard new BOS Vol. 04.07 Committee C24
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Significance and Use

4.1 Tape sealants are tacky, deformable solids used between two or more surfaces of similar or dissimilar materials in a variety of sealing applications. This procedure presents an indication of the compression recovery characteristics of preformed tapes.


1.1 This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining compression-recovery characteristics of tape sealant.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are 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.

Note 1: There are no ISO standards similar or equivalent to this ASTM standard.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 04.07
Developed by Subcommittee: C24.20
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/C0972-24
ICS Code: 91.100.50