ASTM + ISO Methods

Testing Available using ASTM and ISO Methods


DSC                           Note: new methods may become available which are not listed here

ASTM E967   Standard Practice for Temperature Calibration of Differential Scanning Calorimeters and Differential Thermal Analyzers
ASTM E968  Standard Practice for Heat Flow Calibration of Differential Scanning Calorimeters
ASTM E1269 Standard Test Method for Determining Specific Heat Capacity by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D3895 Standard Test Method for Oxidative-Induction Time of Polyolefins by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM E1356 Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperatures by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM E2070 Standard Test Method for Kinetic Parameters by Differential Scanning Calorimetry Using Isothermal Methods
ASTM E2253 Standard Method for Enthalpy Measurement Validation of Differential Scanning Calorimeters
ASTM F2625 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Enthalpy of Fusion, Percent Crystallinity, and Melting Point of Ultra-High-Molecular Weight Polyethylene by Means of Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D3418 Standard Test Method for Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallisation of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D4419 Standard Test Method for Measurement of Transition Temperatures of Petroleum Waxes by Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC )
ASTM D4591 Standard Test Method for Determining Temperatures and Heats of Transitions of Fluoropolymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
ASTM D6604 Standard Practice for Glass Transition Temperatures of Hydrocarbon Resins by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
 ASTM D7426 Standard Test Method for Assignment of the DSC Procedure for Determining Tg of a Polymer or an Elastomeric Compound
ISO 11357-1:1997 Plastics -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) -- Part 1: General principles
ISO 11357-2:1999 Plastics -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) -- Part 2: Determination of glass transition temperature
ISO 11357-3:1999 Plastics -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) -- Part 3: Determination of temperature and enthalpy of melting and crystallization
ISO 11357-4:2005 Plastics -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) -- Part 4: Determination of specific heat capacity
ISO 11357-5:1999   Plastics -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) -- Part 5: Determination of characteristic reaction-curve temperatures and times, enthalpy of reaction and degree of conversion
ISO 11357-6:2008 Plastics -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) -- Part 6: Determination of oxidation induction time (isothermal OIT) and oxidation induction temperature (dynamic OIT)
ISO 11357-7:2002 Plastics -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) -- Part 7: Determination of crystallization kinetics
ISO 16805:2003 Binders for paints and varnishes -- Determination of glass transition temperature
ISO 18373-1:2007 Rigid PVC pipes -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) method -- Part 1: Measurement of the processing temperature
ISO 18373-2:2008 Rigid PVC pipes -- Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) method -- Part 2: Measurement of the enthalpy of fusion of crystallites
ISO 22768:2006 Rubber, raw -- Determination of the glass transition temperature by differential scanning calorimetry (DSC)

TGA                            Note: new methods may become available which are not listed here

ASTM E1131  Standard Test Method for Compositional Analysis by Thermogravimetry
ASTM E2105 Standard Practice for General Techniques of Thermogravimetric Analysis (TGA) Coupled With Infrared Analysis (TGA/IR)
ASTM E2402 Standard Test Method for Mass Loss and Residue Measurement Validation of Thermogravimetric Analyzers
ASTM D3850 Standard Test Method for Rapid Thermal Degradation of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials By Thermogravimetric Method (TGA)
ASTM D6370  Standard Test Method for Rubber-Compositional Analysis by Thermogravimetry (TGA)
ASTM D6375 Standard Test Method for Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Oils by Thermogravimetric Analyzer (TGA) Noack Method
ISO 9924-1:2000 Rubber and rubber products -- Determination of the composition of vulcanizates and uncured compounds by Thermogravimetry -- Part 1: Butadiene, ethylene-propylene copolymer and terpolymer, isobutene-isoprene, isoprene and styrene-butadiene rubbers
ISO 9924-2:2000 Rubber and rubber products -- Determination of the composition of vulcanizates and uncured compounds by Thermogravimetry -- Part 2: Acrylonitrile-butadiene and halobutyl rubbers
ISO 11358:1997 Plastics -- Thermogravimetry (TG) of polymers -- General principles
ISO 11358-2:2005 Plastics -- Thermogravimetry (TG) of polymers -- Part 2: Determination of activation energy
ISO 21870:2005 Rubber compounding ingredients -- Carbon black -- Determination of high-temperature loss on heating by Thermogravimetry

TMA                            Note: new methods may become available which are not listed here

ASTM E831   Standard Test Method for Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials by TMA
ASTM E1363 Standard Test Method for Temperature Calibration of Thermomechanical Analyzers
ASTM E1545 Standard Test Method for Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature by Thermomechanical Analysis
ASTM E2092 Standard Test Method for Distortion Temperature in Three-Point Bending by Thermomechanical Analysis
ASTM E2113 Standard Test Method for Length Change Calibration of Thermomechanical Analyzers
ASTM E2347 Standard Test Method for Indentation Softening Temperature by Thermomechanical Analysis
ISO 11359-1 Plastics -- Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) -- Part 1: General principles
ISO 11359-2  Plastics -- Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) -- Part 2: Determination of coefficient of linear thermal expansion and glass transition temperature
ISO 11359-3 Plastics -- Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) -- Part 3: Determination of penetration temperature

DMA                           Note: new methods may become available which are not listed here

ASTM D7028

Standard Test Method for Glass Transition Temperature (Tg) of Polymer Matrix Composites by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)

ASTM E1867

Standard Test Method for Temperature Calibration of DMAs

ASTM E2254  Standard Test Method for Storage Modulus Calibration of DMAs
ASTM E2425 Standard Test Method for Loss Modulus Conformance of DMAs
 
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Thermal Analysis Consulting - Types of Testing Available

We provide a sample testing service in thermal analysis using Differential Scanning Calorimetry (DSC), Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA or DMTA) and Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) using current DIN, ASTM or ISO standard test methods

Materials forms may be solid, liquid, film, fibre, powder, particle, sheet, injection moulding piece, moulding.

Material Safety Data Sheets  are required before any samples are sent for analysis.

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