International Standards - Adhesives and Sealants

Standard
Description
ASTM C1135

This test method covers a laboratory procedure for quantitatively measuring the tensile adhesion properties of structural sealants. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C1135 here.
ASTM C1265

This test method covers a laboratory procedure for quantitatively measuring the tensile strength, stiffness, and adhesion properties of insulating glass edge seals that are used in structural sealant glazing applications. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C1265 here.
ASTM C1382

This test method describes a laboratory procedure for measuring tensile adhesion properties of sealants to exterior insulation and finish systems (EIFS) under dry, wet, frozen, heat-aged, and artificial weather-aged conditions. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C1382 here.
ASTM C1523

This test method describes a laboratory procedure for measuring modulus, tear, joint movement ability and adhesion properties of applied, Precured Elastomeric Joint Sealants. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C1523 here.
ASTM C906

This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the peel strength of a hot-applied sealant, hereafter referred to as the sealant, when installed between flexible metal substrates of a T-type configuration. It also provides information on the adhesion of the sealant to the tested substrates. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C906 here.
ASTM C907

This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the tensile adhesive strength of a preformed tape sealant. The type of failure can be determined, and the degree of cohesive/adhesive failure can be estimated. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C907 here.
ASTM C908

This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the yield strength of preformed tape sealants. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C908 here.
ASTM C961

This test method covers a laboratory procedure for determining the lap shear strength of hot-applied sealants, hereinafter referred to as sealant. It also provides information on the adhesive bond of the sealants to the tested substrates. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM C961 here.
ASTM D1002

This test method covers the determination of the apparent shear strengths of adhesives for bonding metals when tested on a standard single-lap-joint specimen and under specified conditions of preparation and test. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1002 here. See the application note on how to test single-lap-joint in accordance to ASTM D1002.
ASTM D1062

This test method covers the determination of the comparative cleavage properties of adhesive bonds when tested on standard shape metal specimens under specified conditions of preparation and testing. It may be used also to compare adhesives used with other metallic materials having any specified surface treatment. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1062 here.
ASTM D1184

This test method covers the determination of the comparative properties of either metal or wood adhesive bonded assemblies when subjected to flexural stresses with standard shape specimens and under defined conditions of pretreatment, temperature, relative humidity, and testing technique. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1184 here.
ASTM D1623

This test method covers the determination of the tensile and tensile adhesion properties of rigid cellular materials in the form of test specimens of standard shape under defined conditions of temperature, humidity, and testing machine speed. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1623 here.
ASTM D1780

This practice covers the determination of the amount of creep of metal-to-metal adhesive bonds due to the combined effects of temperature, tensile shear stress, and time. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1780 here.
ASTM D1781

This test method covers the determination of the peel resistance of adhesive bonds between: a relatively flexible adherend and a rigid adherend; and the relatively flexible facing of a sandwich structure and its core, when tested under specified conditions. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1781 here.
ASTM D1876

This test method is primarily intended for determining the relative peel resistance of adhesive bonds between flexible adherends by means of a T-type specimen. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1876 here.
ASTM D1995

These test methods cover procedures by which autohesives can be tested in four commonly practiced stressing modes, namely: compression shear, cleavage, climbing drum peel, and T-peel, and in various combinations of rigid-to-rigid, flexible-to-rigid, and flexible-to-flexible adherends that include wood, aluminum, steel flakeboard, and plastic laminates. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D1995 here.
ASTM D2095

This test method covers the determination of the relative tensile strength of adhesives by the use of bar- and rod-shaped butt-joined specimens under defined conditions of preparation, conditioning, and testing. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D2095 here.
ASTM D2293

This test method covers the determination of the creep properties of adhesives for bonding metals when tested on a standard specimen and subjected to certain conditions of temperature and compressive stress in a spring-loaded testing apparatus. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D2293 here.
ASTM D2294

This test method covers the determination of the creep properties of adhesives for bonding metals when tested on a standard specimen and subjected to certain conditions of temperature and tensile stress in a spring-loaded testing apparatus. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D2294  here.
ASTM D2295

This test method covers the determination of the comparative shear strengths of adhesives for bonding metals when tested on a standard specimen and under specified conditions of preparation and testing at elevated temperatures. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D2295 here.
ASTM D2339

This test method covers the determination of the comparative shear strengths of adhesives when tested on a standard specimen and under specified conditions of preparation, conditioning, and testing. This test method is intended to be applied only to adhesives used in bonding wood to wood. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D2339 here.
ASTM D2918

This test method provides data for assessing the durabilities of adhesive joints by means of T-peel type specimens stressed in contact with air, air in equilibrium with certain solutions, water, aqueous solutions, or other environments at various temperatures. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D2918 here.
ASTM D2919

This test method provides data for assessing the durability of adhesive lap-shear joints while stressed in contact with air, air in equilibrium with certain solutions, water, aqueous solutions, or other environments at various temperatures. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D2919  here.
ASTM D3163

This test method is intended to complement Test Method D1002 and extend its application to single-lap shear adhesive joints of rigid plastic adherends. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3163 here.
ASTM D3164

This test method is intended to complement Test Method D 1002 and Test Method D 3163 and extend its application to single-lap-shear adhesive joints employing plastic adherends. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3164 here.
ASTM D3165

This test method is intended for determining the comparative shear strengths of adhesives in large area joints when tested on a standard single-lap-joint specimen and under specified conditions of preparation and testing. Adhesives respond differently in small versus large area joints. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3165 here.
ASTM D3166

This test method covers the measurement of fatigue strength in shear by tension loading of adhesives on a standard specimen and under specified conditions of preparation, loading, and testing. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3166 here.
ASTM D3167

This test method covers the determination of the relative peel resistance of adhesive bonds between one rigid adherend and one flexible adherend when tested under specified conditions of preparation and testing. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3167 here.
ASTM D3330

These test methods cover the measurement of the peel adhesion of pressure-sensitive tapes. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3330 here.
ASTM D3433

This test method covers the determination of fracture strength in cleavage of adhesives when tested on standard specimens and under specified conditions of preparation and testing. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3433 here.
ASTM D3759

This test method covers the measurement of tensile strength (breaking strength) and stretch properties (elongation and "F" value) for pressure-sensitive tapes. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3759 here.
ASTM D3762

This test method, simulates in a qualitative manner the forces and effects on an adhesive bond joint at metal-adhesive/primer interface. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3762 here.
ASTM D3807

This test method covers the determination of the comparative cleavage/peel strengths of adhesives for bonding engineering plastics when tested on a standard specimen and under specific conditions of preparation and testing. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3807 here.
ASTM D3931

This test method covers the determination of comparative shear properties of gap-filling adhesives in wood-to-wood joints at specified thicknesses of bondline in the dry condition, when tested on standard specimens under specified conditions of preparation, conditioning, and loading in compression. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3931 here.
ASTM D3983

This test method describes a method of measuring the shear modulus and rupture stress in shear of adhesives in bonded joints. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D3983 here.
ASTM D4501

This test method describes a procedure and fixture used to determine shear strengths of adhesives used to bond materials with moduli higher than the modulus of the adhesive. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D4501 here.
ASTM D4562

This test method covers the determination of the shear strength of curing liquid adhesives used for retaining cylindrical assemblies or for locking and sealing threaded fasteners. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D4562 here.
ASTM D4680

This test method covers the determination of time-dependent properties of structural adhesives in wood-to-wood bonds when specimens are subjected to shearing stresses at various levels of static load, constant temperature, and relative humidity. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D4680 here.
ASTM D5656

This test method covers the preparation and testing of thick-adherend lap-shear samples for the determination of the stress-strain behavior of adhesives. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D5656 here.
ASTM D6004

This test method describes a procedure to measure shear strength development for adhesives used to bond carpet adhesives to selected underlayments. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D6004 here.
ASTM D6195

These test methods cover the determination of properties of a pressure-sensitive adhesive. These test methods are applicable to those adhesives that form a bond of measurable strength rapidly upon contact with another surface. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D6195 here.
ASTM D6862

This test method covers the determination of the resistance-to-peel strength of an adhesive bond between one rigid adherend and one flexible adherend when tested at an angle of approximately 90 degrees under specified conditions of preparation and testing. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D6862 here.
ASTM D816

These test methods describe tests to measure the properties of adhesives, commonly called rubber cements, that may be applied in plastic or fluid form and that are manufactured from natural rubber, reclaimed rubber, synthetic elastomers, or combinations of these materials. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D816 here.
ASTM D897

This test method covers the determination of the comparative tensile properties of the adhesive bonds when tested on standard shape specimens and under defined conditions of pretreatment, temperature, and testing machine speed. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D897 here.
ASTM D905

This test method covers the determination of the comparative shear strengths of adhesive bonds used for bonding wood and other similar materials, when tested on a standard specimen under specified conditions of preparation, conditioning, and loading in compression. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent ASTM D905 here.
ASTM D952

This test method covers the determination of the bond strength or ply adhesion strength of sheet plastic and electrical insulating materials. It is applicable to both laminated and nonlaminated thermoplastic and thermosetting materials. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM D952 here.
ASTM F1147

This test method covers tension testing of calcium phosphate and metallic porous coatings adhering to dense metal substrates at ambient temperatures. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F1147 here.
ASTM F1921

These test methods cover laboratory measurement of the strength of heatseals formed between thermoplastic surfaces of flexible webs, immediately after a seal has been made and before it cools to ambient temperature. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F1921 here.
ASTM F2255

This test method is intended to provide a means for comparison of the adhesive strengths of tissue adhesives intended for use as surgical adhesives or sealants, or both, on soft tissue. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F2255 here.
ASTM F2256

This test method is intended to provide a means for comparison of the adhesive strengths of tissue adhesives intended for use as surgical adhesives or sealants, or both, on soft tissue. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F2256 here.
ASTM F2258

This test method is intended to provide a means for comparison of the adhesive strengths of tissue adhesives intended for use as surgical adhesives or sealants, or both, on soft tissue. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F2258 here.
ASTM F692

This test method covers the determination of the adhesion strength of films to substrates by pulling wires soldered to the films. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F692 here.
ASTM F88

This test method covers the measurement of the strength of seals in flexible barrier materials. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F88 here.
ASTM F904

This test method covers a procedure for comparing the bond strength or ply adhesion of similar laminates made from flexible materials such as cellulose, paper, plastic film, and foil. Experience our recommended adhesive testers adherent to ASTM F904 here.