ASTM-D7888 Standard Practice for Evaluating Adhesive and the Effects of Plasticizer Found Within Polyvinyl Chloride-Backed Floor Coverings

ASTM-D7888 - 2018 EDITION - CURRENT
Show Complete Document History

Document Center Inc. is an authorized dealer of ASTM standards.
The following bibliographic material is provided to assist you with your purchasing decision:

Standard Practice for Evaluating Adhesive and the Effects of Plasticizer Found Within Polyvinyl Chloride-Backed Floor Coverings
ORDER

Price:

$42.00        

Changes from the previous issue

A redline edition is available for this document, with all changes visible. Ask Document Center Inc. for more information.

Scope

1.1 This standard will provide a qualitative means to determine the potential effects of plasticizers contained within polyvinyl chloride (PVC) floor covering materials on a specific adhesive.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Significance and Use

4.1 Plasticizer migration is detrimental to many adhesives, including hot melts, which could be possibly used in conjunction with PVC backed flooring materials, whether resilient or textile, broadloom, tile or plank. This practice can be used as an indicator to determine if plasticizers in the flooring material are compatible with proposed installation adhesive(s).

Keywords

carpet tile; luxury vinyl; modular carpet; plasticizer; plasticizer migration; polyvinyl chloride; PVC backing; resilient; vinyl plank; vinyl tile;; ICS Number Code 83.180 (Adhesives); 97.150 (Non-textile floor coverings)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

15.06 (Adhesives)

To find similar documents by classification:

83.180 (Adhesives Including adhesive tapes Adhesive tapes for electrical insulation purposes, see 29.035.20)

97.150 (Non-textile floor coverings Textile floor coverings, see 59.080.60)

This document comes with our free Notification Service, good for the life of the document.

This document is available in either Paper or PDF format.

Document Number

ASTM-D7888-18

Revision Level

2018 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Revision

Publication Date

Nov. 30, 2018

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

2 pages

Committee Number

D14.10