Work Item
ASTM WK56967

New Classification for Standard Classification and Basis for Specifying Polyethylene Terephthalate Film and Thin Sheeting

1. Scope

The development of test methods, specifications, recommended practices, nomenclature, definitions, and the stimulation of research relating to plastics, their raw materials, components, and compounding ingredients, and to finished products made from plastics such as sheets, rods, tubes, pipes, cellular materials, and molded or fabricated articles.


PET, cell classification


This is the first standard to employ the new cell classification system outlined in D8065 for plastic films. It provides a uniform cell classification format and can be used by material suppliers, film producers, and end=users

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D20.19

Committee: D20

Staff Manager: Alyson Fick

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 12-13-2016

Technical Contact: Fred Boldt

Item: 001

Ballot: D20.19 (18-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution

Item: 007

Ballot: D20 (18-03)

Status: Ballot Item Approved