The test methods in ASTM D297 are used to perform a chemical analysis of rubber, evaluating the chemical composition in natural and synthetic crude rubbers. There are two categories of test methods used:
General test methods are covered in Part A of the standard. They are listed as the following:
Specific test methods are covered in Part B of the standard and include Determination of Rubber Polymers.
Please note: The information outlined above is to be used as reference ASTM D297 Standard Test Method for Rubber Products – Chemical Analysis. Please refer to ASTM International for full details and the most current revision.