ASTM-D4678 Standard Practice for Rubber—Preparation, Testing, Acceptance, Documentation, and Use of Reference Materials

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Scope

1.1 This practice covers materials used on an industry-wide basis as reference materials, which are vitally important to conduct product, specification, and development testing in the rubber industry. This practice describes the steps necessary to ensure that any candidate material, that has a perceived need, can become a Reference Material. The practice sets forth the recommendations on the preparation steps for these materials, on the testing that shall be conducted to permit acceptance of any candidate material, and on how the documentation needed for the acceptance shall be recorded for future use and review.

1.2 This practice shall be administered by ASTM Committee D11.

1.2.1 Important sections of this practice are as follows:

 

Section

Significance and Use

3

Preparation of Industry Reference Materials

4

Overview of Industry Reference Material Testing

5

Chemical and Physical Specifications for IRM

6

Reference Material Documentation

7

Typical Reference Material Use

8

Recommended Package Size for IRM

Annex A1

Recommended Sampling Plans for Homogeneity Testing of an IRM

Annex A2

Test Plan and Analysis for Homogeneity of an IRM

Annex A3

Test Plan and Analysis to Evaluate an Accepted Reference Value

Annex A4

Statistical Model(s) for IRM Testing

Annex A5

Example of Annex Calculations for a Typical IRM

Appendix X1

Two-Way Analysis of Variance for Calculating Sr

Appendix X2

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.

Keywords

common source reference material (CRM); industry reference material (IRM); reference material;; ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

09.01 (Rubber, Natural and Synthetic -- General Test Methods; Carbon Black)

To find similar documents by classification:

83.060 (Rubber Raw rubber, see 83.040.10)

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Document Number

ASTM-D4678-15a

Revision Level

2015A EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Aug. 15, 2015

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

24 pages

Committee Number

D11.20