EN ISO 2897-2:2003

Plastics - Impact-resistant polystyrene (PS-I) moulding and extrusion materials - Part 2: Preparation of test specimens and determination of properties (ISO 2897-2:2003) EN ISO 2897-2:2003

Publication date:   Mar 28, 2006

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Sep 23, 2020


CEN/TC 249 Plastics

European Norm

83.080.20   Thermoplastic materials



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ISO 2897-2:2003 specifies the methods of preparation of test specimens and the test methods to be used in determining the properties of PS-I moulding and extrusion materials. Requirements for handling test material and for conditioning both the test material before moulding and the specimens before testing are given.
Procedures and conditions for the preparation of test specimens and procedures for measuring properties of the materials from which these specimens are made are given. Properties and test methods which are suitable and necessary to characterize PS-I moulding and extrusion materials are listed.
The properties have been selected from the general test methods in ISO 10350. Other test methods in wide use for, or of particular significance to, these moulding and extrusion materials are also included in this part of ISO 2897, as are the designatory properties specified in Part 1.

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EN ISO 2897-2:1999


EN ISO 2897-2:2003
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Sep 23, 2020


EN ISO 19063-2:2020