Accession Number:

ADA034734

Title:

Comparison of United States and British Methods for Testing Plastic Materials

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PLASTICS TECHNICAL EVALUATION CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL NJ

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

129.0

Abstract:

This report is a comparison of United States test methods, primarily American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM methods with British Standards, for testing plastics materials. A total of 265 test methods are discussed covering the following major subject areas Mechanical Properties, Effects of Temperature, Miscellaneous, Electrical Tests, Optical Properties and Chemical Tests. The objective of the study, which was carried out in cooperation with a Quadripartite Nations project, was to identify comparable U.S. and British Specifications. The report covers standardization methods issued through 1975.

Subject Categories:

  • Polymer Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE