Skip to main content

ISO/TS 19278:2019

Current Date published:

Plastics — Instrumented micro-indentation test for hardness measurement

This document specifies a hardness test method for plastics using instrumented indentation in the micro scale with one clearly defined test condition to ensure reproducibility and comparability of test results.

The test method is selectively suitable for use with the following materials:

— moulding, extrusion and cast thermoplastic materials; rigid and semi-rigid thermoplastics sheets;

— rigid and semi-rigid thermosetting moulding materials; thermosetting sheets.

This test method could also be utilized for nanometric filled system, considering the fillers are distributed uniformly in the polymer matrix.

This test method allows dumbbell type specimen, strip type specimen, platens and specimen cut from any finished parts or products.

This test method is useful for quality control, material selection, and screening of new formulations.

NOTE This document does not aim to describe all scientific or technical aspects of microhardness testing on plastics in general.

Get this standard Prices exclude GST
PDF ( Single user document)
$91.24 NZD
HardCopy
$91.24 NZD
Networkable PDF
Price varies
Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Pages: 9

Keep me up-to-date

Sign up to receive updates when there are changes to this standard

Related Information

Similar Standards

  • BS 2782-0:2011

    Methods of testing plastic, Introduction

  • BS 2782-1:Method 140A:1992

    Methods of testing plastics. Thermal properties, Determination of the burning behaviour of horizontal and vertical specimens in contact with a small-flame ignition source

  • BS 2782-1:Method 140E:1982

    Methods of testing plastics. Thermal properties, Flammability of a small, inclined test piece exposed to an alcohol flame (laboratory method)

  • BS 2782-1:Method 150D:1976

    Methods of testing plastics. Thermal properties, Cold crack temperature of film and thin sheeting

Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Preview only close
Prev {{ page }}/ {{ numPages }} Next
Pages: 9

ISO/TS 19278:2019

Get this standard Prices exclude GST
PDF ( Single user document)
$91.24 NZD
HardCopy
$91.24 NZD
Networkable PDF
Price varies

Request to add this standard to your subscription

ISO/TS 19278:2019

Price varies
Online library subscription

Click "Send request for subscription" to request for your Account Administrator to add this standard to your subscripiton.

Cancel