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  • ASTM D 3835 : 1996

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    Standard Test Method for Determination of Properties of Polymeric Materials by Means of a Capillary Rheometer

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  11-11-2014

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  10-03-1996

    Publisher:  American Society for Testing and Materials

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    1.1 This test method covers measurement of the rheological properties of polymeric materials at various temperatures and shear rates common to processing equipment. It covers measurement of melt viscosity, sensitivity, or stability of melt viscosity with respect to temperature and polymer dwell time in the rheometer, die swell ratio (polymer memory), and shear sensitivity when extruding under constant rate or stress. The techniques described permit the characterization of materials that exhibit both stable and unstable melt viscosity properties.

    1.2 This test method has been found useful for quality control tests on both reinforced and unreinforced thermoplastics, cure cycles of thermosetting materials, and other polymeric materials having a wide range of melt viscosities.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.

    Note 1-There is no similar or equivalent ISO standard.

    1.4 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.

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    Committee D 20
    Document Type Test Method
    Publisher American Society for Testing and Materials
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By
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