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

Our laboratory capabilities span a full range of standard protocols covering chemistry, physical testing and component testing requirements. We have included specific pages (linked below where applicable and listed on the right) to provide additional details on the specifics of a given standard. 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