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Carbon Black Content by TGA


Test ID  
T-201

   
Description  
10 to 20 milligrams of plastic is placed into a TGA. The material is heated to 600C in nitrogen. At 600C, the gas is switched to air, and the carbon oxidizes, yielding the weight loss due to the carbon.    
Standards  
ASTM E1131  
ISO 11358  
Data  
Carbon black content is reported. This data appears in Matereality as Thermogravimetric Analysis.  
Replicates (# of times this test is repeated)  
1  
Samples  
.1 - kg of pellets [details]

   

Application
 
Carbon is often found as an addititve in plastics to improve properties. This test determines how much carbon is present in a plastic.