Test methods for molding
Description Test method Test name Cost per test ($)
Injection molded
test specimens
ASTM D3641 Standard practice for injection molding test specimens of thermoplastic
molding and extrusion materials
Injection molded
test specimens
ISO 294 Plastics - Injection moulding of test specimens of thermoplastics materials 250
Tensile properties ASTM D638 Standard test method for tensile properties of plastics 125
Tensile properties ISO 527 Plastics - Determination of tensile properties 125
Flexural properties ASTM D790 Standard test method for flexural properties of unreinforced and reinforced
plastics and electrical insulating materials
Flexural properties ISO 178 Plastics - Determination of flexural properties 125
Impact properties ASTM D256 Standard test method for determining the izod pendulum impact
resistance of plastics
Unnotched impact
ASTM D4812 Standard test method for unnotched cantilever beam impact resistance
of plastics
Impact properties ISO 180 Plastics - Determination of izod impact strength 125
Charpy impact ASTM D6110 Standard test method for determining the charpy impact resistance
of notched specimens of plastics
Charpy impact ISO 179 Plastics - Determination of charpy impact properties 125
Heat deflection
ASTM D648 Standard test method for deflection temperature of plastics under
flexural load in the edgewise position
Heat deflection
ISO 75 Determination of temperature of deflection under load 150
Mold shrinkage ASTM D955 Standard test method of measuring shrinkage from mold dimensions
of thermoplastics
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Water absorption ASTM D570 Standard test method for water absorption of plastics Call for quote