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This test method predicts the behaviour of polymers and elastomers at low temperatures. It establishes at what temperature 50% of the test specimens would likely fail if subjected to the conditions in real-life.
Note: Although this test method is useful for specification development, it doesn’t provide data on the lowest temperature a material is suitable for use.
Types of products / materials generally tested in our laboratory:
*Please Note: The information outlined above is to be used as reference for ASTM D746 Standard Test Method for Brittleness Temperature of Plastics and Elastomers by Impact. Please refer to the ASTM International website for full details.