ASTM Standards

ASTM International is globally recognized for developing and publishing technical standards and test protocols. Smithers Rapra consistently performs ASTM standard test methods for a wide variety of products and materials.

ASTM International standards

Some examples of common standards performed in our laboratories include, but are not limited to:

Chemical ASTM Standards
  • ASTM A90 Weight [Mass] of Coating on Iron and Steel Articles with Zinc or Zinc-Alloy Coatings
  • ASTM D4 Bitumen Content
  • ASTM D97 Pour Point of Petroleum Products
  • ASTM D297 Rubber Products—Chemical Analysis
  • ASTM D445 Kinematic Viscosity of Transparent and Opaque Liquids (and Calculation of Dynamic Viscosity)
  • ASTM D512 Chloride Ion In Water
  • ASTM D611 Aniline Point and Mixed Aniline Point of Petroleum Products and Hydrocarbon Solvents
  • ASTM D789 Determination of Solution Viscosities of Polyamide (PA)
  • ASTM D972 Evaporation Loss of Lubricating Greases and Oils
  • ASTM D974 Acid and Base Number by Color-Indicator Titration
  • ASTM D1045 Sampling and Testing Plasticizers Used in Plastics
  • ASTM D1076 Specification for Rubber-Concentrated, Ammonia Preserved, Creamed, and Centrifuged Natural Latex
  • ASTM D1209 Color of Clear Liquids (Platinum-Cobalt Scale)
  • ASTM D1475 Density of Liquid Coatings, Inks, and Related Products
  • ASTM D1500 Color of Petroleum Products (ASTM Color Scale)
  • ASTM D1510 Carbon Black—Iodine Adsorption Number
  • ASTM D1513 Carbon Black, Pelleted—Pour Density
  • ASTM D1514 Carbon Black - Sieve Residue
  • ASTM D1519 Rubber Chemicals-Melting Range
  • ASTM D1652 Epoxy Content of Epoxy Resin
  • ASTM D1766 Rubber Chemicals - Solubility
  • ASTM D1817 Rubber Chemicals—Density
  • ASTM D1824 Apparent Viscosity of Plastisols and Organosols at Low Shear Rates
  • ASTM D2007 Characteristic Groups in Rubber Extender and Processing Oils and Other Petroleum-Derived Oils by the Clay-Gel Absorption Chromatographic Method
  • ASTM D2008 Ultraviolet Absorbance and Absorptivity of Petroleum Products
  • ASTM D2074 Total, Primary, Secondary, and Tertiary Amine Values of Fatty Amines by Alternative Indicator Method
  • ASTM D2140 Calculating Carbon-Type Composition of Insulating Oils of Petroleum Origin
  • ASTM D2161 Conversion of Kinematic Viscosity to Saybolt Universal Viscosity or to Saybolt Furol Viscosity
  • ASTM D2663 Carbon Black—Dispersion in Rubber
  • ASTM D2857 Dilute Solution Viscosity of Polymer
  • ASTM D3030 Volatile Matter (Including Water) of Vinyl Chloride Resins
  • ASTM D3236 Apparent Viscosity of Hot Melt Adhesives and Coating Materials
  • ASTM D3280 Analysis of White Zinc Pigments
  • ASTM D3776 Mass Per Unit Area (Weight) of Fabric
  • ASTM D3849  Carbon Black—Morphological Characterization of Carbon Black Using Electron Microscopy
  • ASTM D3895 Oxidative-Induction Time of Polyolefins by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • ASTM D3985 Oxygen Gas Transmission Rate Through Plastic Film and Sheeting Using a Coulometric Sensor
  • ASTM D4004 Rubber—Determination of Metal Content by Flame Atomic Absorption (AAS) Analysis
  • ASTM D4075 Rubber Compounding Materials—Flame Atomic Absorption Analysis—Determination of Metals
  • ASTM D4315-94 Rubber Compounding Material—Zinc Oxide
  • ASTM D4571 Rubber Compounding Materials—Determination of Volatile Material
  • ASTM D4662 Polyurethane Raw Materials: Determination of Acid and Alkalinity Numbers of Polyols
  • ASTM D4937 p-Phenylenediamine Antidegradants Purity by Gas Chromatography
  • ASTM D5051 Rubber Compounding Materials—Benzothiazyl Disulfide (MBTS)—Assay
  • ASTM D5461 Rubber Compounding Materials—Wet Sieve Analysis of Powdered Rubber Compounding Materials
  • ASTM D5603 Standard Classification for Rubber Compounding Materials—Recycled Vulcanizate Particulate Rubber
  • ASTM D5668 Rubber From Synthetic Sources-Volatile Matter
  • ASTM D5774 Rubber-Chemical Analysis of Extractables
  • ASTM D5775 Rubber from Synthetic Sources-Bound Styrene in SBR
  • ASTM E1131 Compositional Analysis by Thermogravimetry
  • ASTM E1640 Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperature By Dynamic Mechanical Analysis
  • ASTM E794 Melting And Crystallization Temperatures By Thermal Analysis
  • ASTM E831 Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials by Thermomechanical Analysis
  • ASTM G-29 Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
Physical ASTM Standards
Reference Standards