Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3849-95a(2000)

Standard Test Method for Carbon Black - Primary Aggregate Dimensions from Electron Microscope Image Analysis


1.1 This test method covers the morphological characterization of carbon black primary aggregates from transmission electron microscope images. The measurements are applicable to carbon blacks in the dry (as manufactured) state, extracted from unvulcanized rubber compounds and in a cellulose acetate butyrate paint chip dispersion.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 09.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D24.81
Pages: 13
DOI: 10.1520/D3849-95AR00
ICS Code: 83.040.20