1.1 This test method describes a procedure for determining the compressive properties of rigid cellular materials, particularly expanded plastics.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values in brackets 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.
NOTE 1—This test method and ISO 844 are technically equivalent.
2. Referenced Documents
2.1 ASTM Standards:
D 618 Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing
E 4 Practices for Force Veriﬁcation of Testing Machines
E 83 Practice for Veriﬁcation and Classiﬁcation of Extensometer Systems
E 691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method
2.2 ISO Standard:
ISO 844 Cellular Plastics—Compression Test of Rigid Materials