Standard Withdrawn, No replacement   Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D1242-95a

Standard Test Methods for Resistance of Plastic Materials to Abrasion (Withdrawn 2004)


1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the resistance to abrasion of flat surfaces of plastic materials, measured in terms of volume loss, by two different types of abrasion-testing machines, as follows:

1.1.1 Test Method A- Loose abrasive, and

1.1.2 Test Method B- Bonded abrasive on cloth or paper (abrasive tape).

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

Note 1-There is no similar or equivalent ISO 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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