Work Item
ASTM WK82899

Revision of D1434-82(2015)e1 Standard Test Method for Determining Gas Permeability Characteristics of Plastic Film and Sheeting


This standard needs revisions to its manometric method to remove the mercury manometer for both health / safety reasons and to align with other global manometric GTR methods. Additionally, the volumetric test option needs to be removed as there is no known alternative for the listed Hg calibration.


Developed by Subcommittee: F02.10

Committee: F02

Staff Manager: W Scott Orthey

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 07-22-2022

Technical Contact: Joel Fischer

Item: 001

Ballot: F02.10 (22-01)

Status: Negative Votes Need Resolution