Thermal characterization
Description Test method Test name Cost per test ($)
Melting point ASTM D3418 Standard test method for transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion
and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry
100
Glass transition ASTM D3418 Standard test method for transition temperatures and enthalpies of fusion
and crystallization of polymers by differential scanning calorimetry
100
Oxidative-induction
time (OIT)
ASTM D3895 Standard test method for oxidative-induction time of polyolefins by
differential scanning calorimetry
150
DSC ISO 11357 Plastics - Differential scanning calorimetry 150
DSC As needed Test method developed per customer request Call for quote
Vicat softening point ASTM D1525 Standard test method for vicat softening temperature of plastics 125
Thermal degradation ASTM D3850 Standard test method for rapid thermal degradation of solid electrical
insulating materials by thermogravimetric method
125
TGA ASTM E1131 Standard test method for compositional analysis by thermogravimetry 125
TGA ISO 11358 Plastics - Thermogravimetry of polymers 125
TGA As needed Test method developed per customer request Call for quote