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Standard Practice for Calculating Thermal Endurance of Materials from Thermogravimetric Decomposition Data

 
ASTM E1877 describes the determination of thermal endurance, thermal index, and relative thermal index for organic materials using the Arrhenius activation energy generated by thermogravimetry. Thermogravimetry provides a rapid method for the determination of the temperature-decomposition profile of a material. This practice is useful for quality control, specification acceptance, and research. This test method is intended to provide an accelerated thermal endurance estimation in a fraction of the time required for oven-aging tests. The primary product of this test method is the thermal index (temperature) for a selected estimated thermal endurance (time) as derived from material decomposition.
Keywords
ASTM E1877 - Decomposition Profile - Organic Materials - Thermal Decomposition - Thermal Endurance - Thermal Index - Thermogravimetric Analysis
ICS CODE
ICS Number Code 71.040.40 (Chemical analysis)
CITATION FORMAT
ASTM E1877-17, Standard Practice for Calculating Thermal Endurance of Materials from Thermogravimetric Decomposition Data, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2017, www.astm.org