Historical Standard: ASTM D3832-79(2001) Standard Specification for Rubber Seals Contacting Liquids in Solar Energy Systems
SUPERSEDED (see Active link, below)
1.1 This specification covers the general requirements for materials used in preformed rubber seals that contact the circulating liquid in solar energy systems. Particular applications may necessitate other requirements that would take precedence over these requirements when specified.
1.2 This specification does not include requirements pertaining to the design, fabrication, or installation of the seals.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D395 Test Methods for Rubber Property--Compression Set
D412 Test Methods for Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers--Tension
D471 Test Method for Rubber Property--Effect of Liquids
D1149 Test Methods for Rubber Deterioration--Cracking in an Ozone Controlled Environment
D1229 Test Method for Rubber Property--Compression Set at Low Temperatures
D1349 Practice for Rubber--Standard Temperatures for Testing
D1415 Test Method for Rubber Property--International Hardness
D1566 Terminology Relating to Rubber
D2137 Test Methods for Rubber Property--Brittleness Point of Flexible Polymers and Coated Fabrics
D3182 Practice for Rubber--Materials, Equipment, and Procedures for Mixing Standard Compounds and Preparing Standard Vulcanized Sheets
D3183 Practice for Rubber--Preparation of Pieces for Test Purposes from Products
liquids; rubber seals; solar energy systems; Solar heating/cooling systems--specifications; Solar materials/applications--specifications; Rubber--specifications; Rubber seals--specifications; Sealants--specifications; Solar collectors--specifications
ICS Number Code 21.140 (Seals, glands)