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Uganda National Bureau of Standards
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<p style="margin:2px !important;">DUS 2061:2018 Standard Test Method for Rubber Property—Durometer Hardness, First Edition.</p>
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This Draft Uganda Standard covers test method for twelve types of rubber hardness measurement devices known as durometers: Types A, B, C, D, DO, E, M, O, OO, OOO, OOO-S, and R. The procedure for determining indentation hardness of substances classified as thermoplastic elastomers, vulcanized (thermoset) rubber, elastomeric materials, cellular materials, gel-like materials, and some plastics is also described.

Relevant Documents
  1. ASTM D374  Standard Test Methods for Thickness of Solid Electrical Insulation
  2. ASTM D618  Standard Practice for Conditioning Plastics for Testing
  3. ISO/IEC 17025: 1999  General Requirements for the Competence of Testing and Calibration Laboratories
  4. ASTM D785-08(2015) Standard Test Method for Rockwell Hardness of Plastics and Electrical Insulating Materials
  5. ASTM D1349-14 Standard Practice for Rubber—Standard Conditions for Testing
  6. ASTM D1415-18 Standard Test Method for Rubber Property—International Hardness
  7. ASTM D4483-18 Standard Practice for Evaluating Precision for Test Method Standards in the Rubber and Carbon Black Manufacturing Industries
  8. ASTM F1957-99(2017) Standard Test Method for Composite Foam Hardness-Durometer Hardness


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