Work Item
ASTM WK80643

New Practice for Silica-Reference Compound

1. Scope

The formulation of the test methods, definitions, specifications, practices, and classifications pertaining to rubber, rubber products, and systems and services appropriate to rubber technology. Tires, insulated wire and cable, electrical protective equipment, and insulated tape are excluded since they are the responsibility of other ASTM Committees.

The Committee shall encourage research concerning the properties of such materials, products, and systems. Both standardization and research activities will be coordinated with other relevant Committees.


Silica, silane, silanization, mixing procedure, recipe, formulation


A standardized compound is required as a reference for evaluation and quality control related to silica technology

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


Developed by Subcommittee: D11.20

Committee: D11

Staff Manager: Melissa Marcinowski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-24-2022

Technical Contact: Jorge Lacayo

Item: 001

Ballot: D11.20 (22-02)

Status: In Balloting