Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D2116-97

Standard Specification for FEP-Fluorocarbon Molding and Extrusion Materials


1.1 This specification covers melt processable molding and extrusion materials of FEP-fluorocarbon resin. This specification does not cover recycled FEP materials. These FEP resins are copolymers of tetrafluoroethylene and hexafluoropropylene or modified FEP-fluorocarbon resins containing not more than 2% by weight of other fluoromonomers.

1.2 The values stated in SI units as detailed in Practice E380 are to be regarded as the standard and the principles of Practice E380 incorporated herein.

Note 1—Although this specification and ISO 12086-1 (1994) and ISO 12086-2 (1994) differ in approach or detail, data obtained using either are technically equivalent.

1.3 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 11, of this specification. 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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Book of Standards Volume: 08.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D20.15
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D2116-97
ICS Code: 83.080.20; 83.140.99