Mixing Processability

ASTM D3182

Summary

This is a practice which outlines the specific procedures used to prepare rubber compounds for quality control, research and development and for material comparison. The sheets need to be prepared in standard molds for the specimens to be used in further tests.

Test Details

The practice references the following details for mixing and compounding rubber materials:

  • Types of compounding materials and weighing procedures
  • Types of mixing equipment to be used and general mixing procedures
  • Types of vulcanization equipment and associated procedures
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