Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D5226-98(2003)

Standard Practice for Dissolving Polymer Materials

Significance and Use

This practice embodies the specifications to describe the preparation of a polymeric solution.


1.1 This practice outlines the parameters applicable to the preparation of a polymeric solution, such as solvent, concentration, temperature, pressure, time, agitation, and heating mode.

1.2 The proper use of this practice requires a knowledge of solvents and their effect on polymeric materials.

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.

Note 1

There is no equivalent ISO standard.

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Book of Standards Volume: 08.03
Developed by Subcommittee: D20.70
Pages: 5
DOI: 10.1520/D5226-98R03
ICS Code: 83.080.01