Electrical and Dielectrical Properties

  • ASTM D 149:
    Standard Test Method for Dielectric Breakdown Voltage and Dielectric Strength of Solid Electrical Insulating Materials at Commercial Power Frequencies
  • DIN 53483:
    Testing of Insulating Materials – Determination of Dielectric Properties
    • Part 1: Definitions, General Information
    • Part 2: Testing at Standard Frequencies of 50 Hz, 1 kHz, 1 MHz
  • DIN EN 60112:
    Method for the Determination of the Proof and the Comparative Tracking Indices of Solid Insulating Materials
  • DIN EN 60243:
    Electric Strength of Insulating Materials – Test Methods
    • Part 1: Tests at Power Frequencies
  • DIN IEC 60093:
    Methods of Test for Insulating Materials for Electrical Purposes – Volume Resistivity and Surface Resistivityof Solid Electrical Insulating Materials

Color and Gloss

Color:

  • ASTM D 2244:
    Standard Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
  • ASTM E 308:
    Standard Practice for Computing the Colors of Objects by Using the CIE System
  • ASTM E 313:
    Standard Practice for Calculating Yellowness and Whiteness Indices from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
  • DIN EN ISO 11664
    Colorimetry
    • Part 1: CIE Standard Colorimetric Observers
    • Part 2: CIE Standard Illuminants
    • Part 3: CIE Tristimulus Values
    • Part 4: CIE 1976 L*a*b* Colour Space
    • Part 5: CIE 1976 L*u*v* Colour Space and u', v' Uniform Chromaticity Scale Diagram
  • SAE J 1545
    Instrumental Color Difference Measurement for Exterior Finishes, Textiles and Colored Trim

 Gloss:

  • ASTM D 523:
    Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss
  • ASTM D 2457:
    Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss of Plastic Films and Solid Plastics
  • DIN EN ISO 2813:
    Paints and Varnishes – Determination of gloss Value at 20°, 60° and 85°
  • DIN EN ISO 13803:
    Paints and Varnishes – Determination of Haze on Paint Films at 20°

Thermal Properties

  • DIN 53381:
    • Part 1: Testing of Plastics – Determination of Thermostability of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) – Dehydrochlorination Methods (standard withdrawn)
  • DIN EN 60695:
    Fire Hazard Testing
    • Part 2-10: Glowing/Hot-Wire Based Test Methods – Glow-Wire Apparatus and Common Test Procedure
    • Part 2-11: Glowing/Hot-Wire Based Test Methods – Glow-Wire Flammability Test Method for End-Products (GWEPT)
    • Part 2-12: Glowing/Hot-Wire Based Test Methods – Glow-Wire Flammability Index (GWFI) Test Method for Materials
    • Part 2-13: Glowing/Hot-Wire Based Test Methods – Glow-Wire Ignition Temperature (GWIT) Test Method for Materials
  • DIN EN ISO 75:
    Plastics – Determination of Temperature of Deflection under Load
    • Part 1:General Test Method
    • Part 2: Plastics and Ebonite
    • Part 3: High-Strength Thermosetting Laminates and Long-Fibre-Reinforced Plastics
  • DIN EN ISO 182:
    Plastics –Determination of the tendency of compounds and products based on vinyl chloride homopolymers and copolymers to evolve hydrogen chloride and any other acidic products at elevated temperatures
    Part 3: Conductometric method
  • DIN EN ISO 306:
    Plastics – Thermoplastic Materials – Determination of Vicat Softening Temperature (VST)

Others

  • DIN 13310:
    Surface Tension in Fluids – Concepts, Quantities, Symbols, Units
  • DIN 55660:
    Paints and Varnishes – Wettability
    • Part 1: Terminology and General Principles
    • Part 2: Determination of the Free Surface Energy of Solid Surfaces by Measuring the Contact Angle
    • Part 4: Determination of the Polar and Dispersive Fractions of the Surface Tension of Liquids from an Interfacial Tension
    • Part 5: Determination of the Polar and Dispersive Fractions of the Surface Tension of Liquids from Contact Angles Measurements on a Solid With Only a Disperse Contribution to Its Surface Energy
  • DIN EN 828:
    Adhesives – Wettability – Determination by Measurements of Contact Angle and Surface Free Energy of Solid Surface
  • DIN EN 2331:
    Aearospace Series – Textile Glass fibre Preimpregnates – Test Method for the Determination of the Resin and Fibre Content and Mass of  Fibre Per Unit Area
  • DIN EN ISO 845:
    Cellular Plastics and Rubbers – Determination of Apparent Density
  • DIN EN ISO 1183-1:
    Plastics – Methods for Determining the Density of Non-Cellular Plastics – Part 1: Immersion Method, Liquid Pyknometer Method and Titration
  • ISO 15989:
    Plastics – Film and Sheeting –Measurement of Water-Contact Angle of Corona-Treated Films