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ASTM Tests Performed:

A 1087 Using Hand Calipers
B 117 Salt Fog
D 256 Izod Pendulum Impact Resistance
D 476 Classification for Dry Pigmentary Titanium Dioxide Products
D 523 Specular Gloss
D 535 Specifying Color by the Munsell System
D 570 Water Absorption of Plastics
D 638 Tensile Properties of Plastics only
D 648 Deflection Temperature of Plastics Under Flexural Load
D 660 Evaluation Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints
D 695 Compressive Properties of Rigid Plastics
D 790 Flexural Properties
D 792 Density and Specific Gravity
D 1394 Chemical Analysis of White Titanium Pigments
D 1729 Colors and Color Differences of Diffusely-Illuminated Opaque Materials
D 1925 Yellowness Index of Plastics
D 2240 Rubber Property–Durometer Hardness
D 3418 Transition Temperatures and Enthalpies of Fusion and Crystallization of Polymers by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
D 3718 Low Concentrations of Chromium in Paint by Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy
D 3723 Pigment Content of Water Emulsion Paints by Low-Temperature Ashing
D 3759 Breaking Strength and Elongation of Pressure-Sensitive Tape
D 3960 Standard Practice for Determining Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content of Paints and Related Coatings
D 4060 Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser
D 4061 Test Method for Retroreflectance of Horizontal Coatings
D 4812 Unnotched Cantilever Beam Impact Resistance of Plastics
D 5380 Identification of Crystalline Pigments and Extenders in Paint by X-ray Diffraction Analysis
D 5381 X-ray Fluorescence (XRF) Spectroscopy of Pigments and Extenders
D 5420 Impact Resistance of Flat, Rigid Plastic Specimen by Means of a Striker Impacted by a Falling Weight (Gardner Impact)
D 5630 Ash Content in Plastics
D 5894 Cyclic Salt Fog/UV Exposure of Painted Metal
D 5895 Evaluating Drying or Curing During Film Formation of Organic Coatings Using Mechanical Recorders
D 6247 Determination of Elemental Content of Polyolefins by Wavelength Dispersive X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry
D 6474 Determining Molecular Weight Distribution and Molecular Weight Averages of Polyolefins by High Temperature Gel Permeation Chromatography
D 7661 Determining Compatibility of Personal Lubricants with Natural Rubber Latex Condoms
D 7735 Type A Durometer Hardness Testing of Thermoplastic Pavement Marking at Elevated Temperatures
D 8161 Impact Resistance of Thermoplastic Pavement Marking Materials
E 313 Calculating Yellowness and Whiteness Indices from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
E 1252 Obtaining Infrared Spectra for Qualitative Analysis
E 1347 Color and Color-Difference Measurement by Tristimulus Colorimetry
E 1349 Reflectance Factor and Color by Spectrophotometry Using Bidirectional (45°:0° or 0°:45°) Geometry
E 1356 Assignment of the Glass Transition Temperatures by Differential Scanning Calorimetry
F 2617 Heavy Metals in Polymeric Materials by XRF
G 154 Operating Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Lamp Apparatus
G 155 Operating Xenon Arc Light Apparatus for Exposure

Other Tests Performed:

Silicone Molds:ASTM D638, Type I ASTM D638, Type I, 6 Cavity Tensile Bar Molds
Silicone Molds:ASTM D638, Type IV ASTM D638, Type IV, 6 Cavity Tensile Bar Molds
Silicone Molds:ASTM D790- 5 cav ASTM D790 Silicone Molds, 5 cavity