Historical Standard: ASTM D1171-99 Standard Test Method for Rubber Deterioration-Surface Ozone Cracking Outdoors or Chamber (Triangular Specimens)
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1.1 This test method permits the estimation of the relative ability of rubber compounds used for applications requiring resistance to outdoor weathering or ozone chamber testing.
1.2 This test method is not applicable to materials ordinarily classed as hard rubber, but is adaptable to molded or extruded soft rubber materials and sponge rubber for use in window weatherstripping as well as similar automotive applications.
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) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D518 Test Method for Rubber Deterioration--Surface Cracking
D1149 Test Methods for Rubber Deterioration--Cracking in an Ozone Controlled Environment
D4575 Test Methods for Rubber Deterioration--Reference and Alternative Method(s) for Determining Ozone Level in Laboratory Test Chambers
crack growth; cracking; ozone; ozone cracking; surface crack; triangular; weathering; Automotive rubber; Cracking--ozone cracking; Deterioration--rubber; Extruded rubber products; Molded rubber products; Outdoor weathering; Ozone cracking--accelerated; Ozone (O
ICS Number Code 83.060 (Rubber)