ASTM D816 - 06(2011) Standard Test Methods for Rubber Cements


Source: ASTM International

These tests are used as a means of classifying, evaluating, and controlling cement compositions. Adhesion strength in tension, shear, and in a peeling mode are necessary where rubber materials are used in various engineering applications where forces are encountered both normal to the adhesion plane and parallel to the plane of the adhesive interface.

1. Scope

1.1 These test methods cover tests to measure the properties of adhesives, commonly called rubber cements, that may be applied in plastic or fluid form and that are manufactured from natural rubber, reclaimed rubber, synthetic elastomers, or combinations of these materials. All tests are not to be considered as applicable to a particular type of adhesive nor is every test included that may be applicable to a particular type. The tests do provide standard procedures for evaluating the more important properties of the usual adhesives ordinarily classed as rubber cements.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.3 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.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
D413 Test Methods for Rubber Property--Adhesion to Flexible Substrate
D429 Test Methods for Rubber Property--Adhesion to Rigid Substrates
D573 Test Method for Rubber--Deterioration in an Air Oven
D1084 Test Methods for Viscosity of Adhesives
D3182 Practice for Rubber--Materials, Equipment, and Procedures for Mixing Standard Compounds and Preparing Standard Vulcanized Sheets
D3184 Test Methods for Rubber--Evaluation of NR (Natural Rubber)

Other Document
SAE Handbook

Index Terms

cold flow; fabric; rubber cements; Adhesion--adhesives; Adhesives; Bonding range; Brittleness temperature--low; Cement (rubber); Deformation--adhesives; Density--rubber; Flow and flow rate--rubber; Rubber adhesion; Rubber adhesives; Softening point

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)

DOI: 10.1520/D0816-06R11

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