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[Kunststoffe und Kunststofferzeugnisse (> 100 Prüfmethoden)]

EPTIS factsheet 126822 | Last revision 2022-11-09 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts126822 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts126822

PT provider
PT provider DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Based in Germany
Language(s) German/English
Product groups Coating and surface treatment
Consumer products
Other non-metallic materials
Testing fields Ageing
Analytical chemistry
Environmental conditions
Fire behaviour
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Plastics Density / Harness / Ash content -
Density ISO 1183-1
Ash content ISO 1172
ASTM D5630
Hardness, shore D ISO 868
Hardness, ball indentation ISO 2039-1
Meachnical properties -
Tensile test (modulus) ISO 527
Tensile test (strength/elongation) ISO 527
Tensile test at lower temperature ISO 527
Tensile test at higher temperature ISO 527
Tensile creep E (1min, 1h, 100h) ISO 899-1
Full-notch creep test [FNCT] ISO 16770
Instrumented impact test ISO 6603-2
ASTM D3763
Compression test ISO 604
Charpy unnotched impact +23 °C ISO 179-1/1eU
Charpy notched impact +23 °C ISO 179-1/1eA
Charpy impact properties -30 °C ISO 179-1
Dynstat impact properties DIN 53435
Dynstat 3.5 % flexural stress DIN 53435
Tensile-impact test (type 1, met. A) ISO 8256
Izod impact properties +23 °C ISO 180
Flexural test (modulus) ISO 178
Flexural test (Stress at conventional deflection) ISO 178
Flexural test (strength/elongation) ISO 178
DMA - Temperature sweep and Tg ISO 6721-5
Injection moulding and tensile test ISO 527
Injection moulding and flexural test ISO 178
Injection moulding and Charpy ISO 179-1
Cutting of specimen (1B) tensile test ISO 527
Cutting of specimen (5A) tensile test ISO 527
Tensile test (polyamide) ISO 527
Flexural test (polyamide) ISO 178
Charpy flexural impact (polyamide) ISO 179-1
Thermal properties -
DSC: Melting point ISO 11357-3 (Differential scanning calorimetry)
ASTM D3418
DSC: Glass transition temperature ISO 11357-2 (Differential scanning calorimetry)
ASTM D3418
DSC: Oxidation Induction time ISO 11357-6
ASTM D3895
DSC: specific heat capacity ISO 11357-4
Thermogravimetry (TGA) - Filler content ISO 11358
ASTM E1131
Linear thermal expansion ISO 11359
Vicat softening temperature (VST) ISO 306
ASTM D1525
Temperature of deflection ISO 75
Rheological properties -
Melt flow and volume rate ISO 1133-1/-2
ASTM D1238
Melt flow and volume rate (> 300°C) ISO 1133-1/-2
Viscosity number (sulfuric acid) ISO 307
Viscosity number (m-cresol) ISO 307
Viscosity number (formic acid) ISO 307
Viscosity number of PBT ISO 1628-5
Fluidity plastics capillary rheometer ISO 11443
Shear viscosity (parallel-plate) ISO 6721
Environmental simulation -
Light fastness (Xenon Arc Light) ISO 105-B06
ASTM G155 (cycle 1)
ISO 4892-2 (cycle 1)
ISO 4892-3
PV 1303 (Volkswagen)
PV 3929 - Weathering (Dry, Hot)
PV 3930 - Weathering (Humid, Hot)
Sunlight simulation DIN 75220 D-IN1-T
VDA 230-219
Corrosion testing ISO 9227 NSS
Surface testing -
Specular Gloss ISO 2813
Colour measurement (8°/d) ISO 7724 / DIN 53236-B
Colour measurement (45/°) DIN 53236-A
Scratch resistance PV 3952
Erichsen-Hardness pencil ISO 1518
Scratch test using a spring-loaded pen ISO 22557
Surface energy (contact angle) DIN 55660-2
Assessment with grey scale ISO 105 A02 / A03
Instrumental assessment (change in color, statining) ISO 105 A04 / A05
Burning behaviour / Electrical properties -
Burning rate FMVSS 302 / DIN 75220
UL 94 HB
UL 94 V
TL 1010
Glow-wire ignition temperature EN 60695
CTI – Tracking EN 60112
Surface resistance (VDE 0307-3-2) IEC 62631-3-2
Volume resistivity (VDE 0307-3-1) EN 62631-3-1
Electric strength IEC 60243-1
Abnormal heat - Ball pressure test IEC 60695-10-2
Water content -
Water content (Karl-Fischer) ISO 15512
Water content (Aquatrac®) CaH2-method
Water absorption ISO 62
Emission properties -
Odour test VDA 270 / PV 3900
GMW 3205
Formaldehyde emission VDA 275 / PV 3925
Total carbon emission VDA 277 / PV 3341
Thermal desorption analysis VDA 278
Fogging / Method A DIN 75201
GMW 3235
Fogging / Method B DIN 75201 / PV 3015
GMW 3235
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants Depending on the test method between 8-100 laboratories
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA (USA) and DAkkS (Germany) on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 for part of the parameters

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on test method (please contact us)
Regularly operated Yes (annually)
Year of first operation 2013
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Bodmanstraße 4
87435 Kempten

Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 8780
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 87899
Web: http://www.drrr.de/ http://www.drrr.de/
Mr. Thorsten Helbig
Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 878-77
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 878-99
Email: thorsten.helbig@drrr.de thorsten.helbig@drrr.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5