ASTM-D1499 Standard Practice for Filtered Open-Flame Carbon-Arc Exposures of Plastics

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Standard Practice for Filtered Open-Flame Carbon-Arc Exposures of Plastics



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1.1 This practice covers specific variations in test conditions which shall be applicable when Practice G23 is employed for the exposure of plastics. Also covered are the preparation of test specimens, the test conditions best suited for plastics, and the evaluation of test results.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.>

Note 1-This practice and ISO/DIS4892 are related in title and in technical content. However, the user should note that there may be significant technical differences. ISO/DIS4892 permits the use of different instruments and different procedures among users.


Carbon-arc lamps; Exposure tests-carbon-arc apparatus; Exposure tests-light; Light-exposure; Nonmetallic materials; Plast (general); Resistance-deterioration; Water exposure; operating light-/water-exposure apparatus (carbon-arc type) for exposure; of plast, (in accordance with G 23), practice; ICS Number Code 83.080.01 (Plast in general)

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08.01 (Plastics (I): D256 - D3159)

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2013 R21 EDITION



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July 5, 2021

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