W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa. (Dec. 23)—ASTM International Committee D14 on Adhesives is seeking industry professionals to develop standards with members of Subcommittee D14.10 on Working Properties. Task Group D14.10.02 will develop a Standard 90° Peel Test Method to evaluate the bond between adhesive and floor covering and improve end products. Adhesive makers; installers and manufacturers of flexible carpet and vinyl floor coverings; testers and other interested parties can contact Mark Stypczynski by phone at 440-826-5449 or e-mail [email protected] Task Group D14.10.06 will revise all sections of ASTM D 1084, Standard Test Methods for Viscosity of Adhesives, to upgrade adhesive quality-control processes. Interested makers of adhesives and viscometers may contact William Stegeman by phone at 952-496-6049 or e-mail [email protected] Task Group D14.10.09 will develop a Freeze-Thaw Stability Test to improve the quality of adhesive products. Co-chairmen Larry Press and Larry Millhouse welcome input from adhesive manufacturers, installers of flexible floor coverings and other interested parties. The pair also leads Task Group D14.10.10, which will draft a Standard Practice for Storage Stability to establish uniform stability testing for adhesives and improve end products. To participate in either task group, contact Press by phone at 864-228-0555 or e-mail [email protected], or Millhouse by phone at 717-509-3174 or e-mail [email protected]
ASTM committee on adhesives seeks input on standards
Rubber & Plastics News wants to hear from its readers. If you want to express your opinion on a story or issue, email your letter to Editor Bruce Meyer at [email protected].