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Standardized Services

TESTING SERVICES: AMERICAN SOCIETY OF TESTING AND MATERIALS (ASTM) STANDARDS

MPI offers a wide range of standardizing testing methods to meet your needs. We can assist with the proper selection of test methods and sample configurations.

Please contact us if you are looking for a particular method that is not included in our detailed list. New methods and capabilities are frequently being added.

ASTM STANDARD TEST METHODS BY ASTM NUMBER

  • ASTM C297/C297M Flatwise Tensile Strength of Sandwich Constructions
  • ASTM D256 (Method A) Determining the Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance of Plastics
  • ASTM D412 * Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers—Tension
  • ASTM D470 * Crosslinked Insulations and Jackets for Wire and Cable (Tear)
  • ASTM D570 Water Absorption of Plastics
  • ASTM D618 Conditioning Plastics for Testing
  • ASTM D624 Tear Strength of Conventional Vulcanized Rubber and Thermoplastic Elastomers
  • ASTM D638 Tensile Properties of Plastics
  • ASTM D660 * Evaluating Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints
  • ASTM D661 * Evaluating Degree of Cracking of Exterior Paints
  • ASTM D695 Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastics
  • ASTM D714 * Evaluating Degree of Blistering of Paints
  • ASTM D732 * Shear Strength of Plastics by Punch Tool
  • ASTM D790 Flexural Properties of Unreinforced and Reinforced Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
  • ASTM D792 (Method A) Density and Specific Gravity (Relative Density) of Plastics by Displacement
  • ASTM D882 * Tensile Properties of Thin Plastic Sheeting
  • ASTM D1002 Apparent Shear Strength of Single-Lap-Joint Adhesively Bonded Metal Specimens by Tension Loading (Metal-to-Metal)
  • ASTM D1044 * Resistance of Transparent Plastics to Surface Abrasion
  • ASTM D1238 (Procedure B) Melt Flow Rates of Thermoplastics by Extrusion Plastometer
  • ASTM D1308 * Effect of Household Chemicals on Clear and Pigmented Organic Finishes
  • ASTM D1475 Density of Liquid Coatings, Inks, and Related Products
  • ASTM D1544 * Color of Transparent Liquids (Gardner Color Scale)
  • ASTM D1709 * Impact Resistance of Plastic Film by the Free-Falling Dart Method
  • ASTM D1894 * Static and Kinetic Coefficients of Friction of Plastic Film and Sheeting
  • ASTM D2196 * Rheological Properties of Non-Newtonian Materials by Rotational (Brookfield type) Viscometer
  • ASTM D2240 Rubber Property—Durometer Hardness (Shore A & D)
  • ASTM D2344/D2344M Short-Beam Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials and Their Laminates
  • ASTM D2369 Volatile Content of Coatings
  • ASTM D2486 * Scrub Resistance of Wall Paints
  • ASTM D2584 Ignition Loss of Cured Reinforced Resins
  • ASTM D2697 Standard Test Method for Volume Nonvolatile Matter in Clear or Pigmented Coatings
  • ASTM D2734 * Void Content of Reinforced Plastics
  • ASTM D2794 * Resistance of Organic Coatings to the Effects of Rapid Deformation (Impact)
  • ASTM D3039/D3039M Tensile Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
  • ASTM D3171 * Constituent Content of Composite Materials
  • ASTM D3359 * Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test
  • ASTM D3363 * Film Hardness by Pencil Test
  • ASTM D3364 * Flow Rates for Poly(Vinyl Chloride) with Molecular Structural Implications
  • ASTM D3389 * Coated Fabrics Abrasion Resistance (Rotary Platform Abrader)
  • ASTM D3418 Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • ASTM D3518 * In-Plane Shear Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials by Tensile Test of a ±45° Laminate
  • ASTM D3763 * High Speed Puncture Properties of Plastics
  • ASTM D3846 * In-Plane Shear Strength of Reinforced Plastics
  • ASTM D3850 Rapid Thermal Degradation of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials By Thermogravimetric Method (TGA)
  • ASTM D4060 * Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser
  • ASTM D4065 * Plastics: Dynamic Mechanical Properties: Determination and Report of Procedures
  • ASTM D4272 * Total Energy Impact of Plastic Films By Dart Drop
  • ASTM D4752 * Measuring MEK Resistance of Ethyl Silicate (Inorganic) Zinc-Rich Primers by Solvent Rub
  • ASTM D4812 * Unnotched Cantilever Beam Impact Resistance of Plastics
  • ASTM D4828 * Practical Washability of Organic Coatings
  • ASTM D5226 * Dissolving Polymer Materials
  • ASTM D5229 * Moisture Absorption Properties and Equilibrium Conditioning of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
  • ASTM D5379 * Shear Properties of Composite Materials by the V-Notched Beam Method
  • ASTM D5477 * Identification of Polymer Layers or Inclusions by Fourier Transform Infrared Microspectroscopy (FT-IR)
  • ASTM D5510 * Heat Aging of Oxidatively Degradable Plastics
  • ASTM D5528 * Mode I Interlaminar Fracture Toughness of Unidirectional Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composites
  • ASTM D5630 (Procedure B) Ash Content in Plastics
  • ASTM D5766 * Open-Hole Tensile Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
  • ASTM D5868 Lap Shear Adhesion for Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP) Bonding
  • ASTM D5961 * Bearing Response of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
  • ASTM D6252 * Peel Adhesion of Pressure-Sensitive Label Stocks at a 90° Angle
  • ASTM D6287 * Cutting Film and Sheeting Test Specimens
  • ASTM D6484 * Open-Hole Compressive Strength of Polymer Matrix Composite Laminates
  • ASTM D6862 * 90 Degree Peel Resistance of Adhesives
  • ASTM D7028 * Glass Transition Temperature (DMA Tg) of Polymer Matrix Composites by Dynamic Mechanical Analysis (DMA)
  • ASTM D7264 * Flexural Properties of Polymer Matrix Composite Materials
  • ASTM D7291 * Through-Thickness "Flatwise" Tensile Strength and Elastic Modulus of a Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Matrix Composite Material
  • ASTM E70 pH of Aqueous Solutions With the Glass Electrode
  • ASTM E313 * Calculating Yellowness and Whiteness Indices from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
  • ASTM E831 * Linear Thermal Expansion of Solid Materials by Thermomechanical Analysis
  • ASTM E1131 * Compositional Analysis by Thermogravimetry
  • ASTM E1252 General Techniques for Obtaining Infrared Spectra for Qualitative Analysis
  • ASTM E1421 Describing and Measuring Performance of Fourier Transform Mid-Infrared (FT-MIR) Spectrometers: Level Zero and Level One Tests
  • ASTM E1952 * Thermal Conductivity and Thermal Diffusivity by Modulated Temperature Differential Scanning Calorimetry
  • ASTM F1249 * Water Vapor Transmission Rate Through Plastic Film and Sheeting Using a Modulated Infrared Sensor
  • ASTM G154 * Operating Fluorescent Light Apparatus for UV Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials

ISO/IEC 17025 through A2LA (Certificate # 3476.01)

* Test methods marked with an asterisk are not included in MPI's current A2LA Scope of Accreditation