This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2015. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 22088-4:2006 specifies a ball or pin impression method for the determination of the environmental stress cracking (ESC) behaviour of plastics by means of a constant-strain test.
The method is applicable to finished products and to test specimens prepared by moulding and/or machining, and can be used for the assessment of the ESC behaviour of a plastic product or material exposed to different environments, as well as for the determination of the ESC behaviour of different plastics materials exposed to a specific environment.
An alternative method for the determination of environmental stress cracking by means of a constant-strain test is specified in ISO 22088-3 and ISO 22088-5. A method for the determination of environmental stress cracking by means of a constant-stress test is specified in ISO 22088-2.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2006-08
Edition : 1Number of pages : 13
Technical Committee:Ageing, chemical and environmental resistance
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