Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3159-98

Standard Specification for Modified ETFE-Fluoropolymer Molding and Extrusion Materials


1.1 This specification covers melt processible molding and extrusion materials of modified ETFE-fluoropolymer. This specification does not cover recycled ETFE materials. The ETFE resin is a copolymer of ethylene containing approximately 75 mass% of tetrafluoroethylene.

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-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 safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test method 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: 08.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D20.15
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D3159-98
ICS Code: 83.080.20