Plastics - Recycled plastics - Characterization of poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) recyclates

This European Standard defines a method of specifying delivery conditions for poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) recyclates.
It gives the most important characteristics and associated test methods for assessing PET recyclates intended to be used for the production of semi-finished/finished products. It is intended for use by the supplier and purchaser of such materials, to assist them in agreeing on specifications.
This European Standard is applicable without prejudice to any existing legislation.

Kunststoffe - Kunststoff-Rezyklate - Charakterisierung von Polyethylenterephthalat (PET)-Rezyklaten

Diese Europäische Norm legt ein Verfahren zur Bestimmung der Eigenschaften von Polyethylenterephthalat-(PET) Rezyklaten fest.
Die Europäische Norm nennt die wichtigsten Eigenschaften und führt die dazugehörigen Prüfverfahren für die Bewertung von PET Rezyklaten auf, die für die Produktion von Halbzeugen/Fertigprodukten vorgesehen sind. Sie ist für die Anwendung durch Lieferant und Käufer derartiger Materialien vorgesehen, um ihnen bei der Erzielung einer Einigung zu Spezifikationen Unterstützung zu geben.
Diese Europäische Norm beeinträchtigt bei ihrer Anwendung keinerlei geltende Vorschriften.

Plastiques - Plastiques recyclés - Caractérisation des recyclats de poly(éthylène téréphtalate) (PET)

La présente Norme Européenne définit une méthode de spécification des conditions de livraison des recyclats de poly(éthylène téréphtalate) (PET).
Elle donne les caractéristiques les plus importantes et les méthodes d'essai associées pour évaluer les recyclats de PET destinés à être utilisés dans la production de produits semi-finis/finis. Elle est destinée à être utilisée par le fournisseur et le client de telles matières et les assister pour convenir de spécifications concernant des applications spécifiques et génériques.
La présente Norme européenne est applicable sans préjudice de toute réglementation existante.

Polimerni materiali - Reciklirani polimerni materiali - Karakterizacija reciklatov polietilen-tereftalata (PET)

Ta evropski standard navaja smernice za karakterizacijo reciklatov polietilen-tereftalata (PET).
Navaja najpomembnejše značilnosti in povezane preskusne metode za ocenjevanje reciklatov polietilen-tereftalata za uporabo pri proizvodnji polizdelkov/končnih izdelkov. Namenjen je kot podpora dobaviteljem in kupcem takih materialov pri dogovarjanju glede specifikacij.
Ta evropski standard ne posega v nobeno obstoječo zakonodajo.

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2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.Polimerni materiali - Reciklirani polimerni materiali - Karakterizacija reciklatov polietilen-tereftalata (PET)Kunststoffe - Kunststoff-Rezyklate - Charakterisierung von Polyethylenterephthalat (PET)-RezyklatenPlastiques - Plastiques recyclés - Caractérisation des recyclats de poly(éthylène téréphtalate) (PET)Plastics - Recycled plastics - Characterisation of poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) recyclates83.080.20PlastomeriThermoplastic materials13.030.50RecikliranjeRecyclingICS:Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z:EN 15348:2014SIST EN 15348:2015en,fr,de01-januar-2015SIST EN 15348:2015SLOVENSKI

EN 15348
November 2014 ICS 13.030.50; 83.080.20 Supersedes EN 15348:2007English Version
Plastics - Recycled plastics - Characterization of poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) recyclates
Plastiques - Plastiques recyclés - Caractérisation des recyclats de poly(éthylène téréphtalate) (PET)
Kunststoffe - Kunststoff-Rezyklate - Charakterisierung von Polyethylenterephthalat (PET)-Rezyklaten This European Standard was approved by CEN on 20 September 2014.
CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre or to any CEN member.
This European Standard exists in three official versions (English, French, German). A version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the CEN-CENELEC Management Centre has the same status as the official versions.
CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and United Kingdom.
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Determination of size and distribution of PET-R flakes by sieving .8 Annex B (normative)
Gravimetric method for the determination of residual humidity (water content) . 11 Annex C (normative)
Rapid method for the determination of residual impurities . 13 Annex D (informative)
Potentiometric method for the determination of the residual alkalinity. 15 Annex E (informative)
Method for the determination of infusible impurities by filtration . 17 Bibliography . 19
Visual Flakes, pellets Maximum particle size mm
Given by the size of the screen of the grinder Fine particle content % Annex A Value in percentage of the particles passing the sieve of 1 mm. Colour
Visual inspection Unicolour, tranparent, mixed Water content % Annex B or EN ISO 15512
PVC content mg/kg Annex C
Polyolefin content mg/kg Annex C
Optional Determination Melt Mass-Flow Rate (MFR)
EN ISO 1133-2
Intrinsic viscosity (I.V.) dl/g ISO 1628-5
Alkalinity pH Annex D
Filterability MPa/(h · cm²) Annex E
Other residual content mg/kg
Analysis according to the appropriate method e.g. FTIR, XRF, DSC… Colour L,a,b values Colourimeter according to
EN ISO 11664-4 Injection molded disks from Flakes, pellets Other tests may be carried out by agreement between the purchaser and the supplier and results reported. 5 Quality assurance In order that the purchaser of the recyclate can have confidence in the quality of the product, the supplier shall maintain records of the quality control carried out, including incoming materials, processes and finished products. NOTE
A quality management system certified to EN ISO 9001 may be a suitable guarantee of consistent recyclate quality but not the recycled content. The specification and the standard deviation or range of values within and between batches of material shall be agreed between the supplier and the purchaser. Where a statement of recycled content, or the previous history of the material, is requested, documentary evidence shall be provided. These records should be available to the purchaser on request. Where a recyclate has been produced via a melt process, the supplier may choose to state the level of filtration applied during that process. This will determine the maximum size of any non-melting contaminants present in the recyclate. The statement of filtration level shall include details of the filter. Recyclates that have not passed through a melt process cannot be quantified in the same way, and the supplier may state this. SIST EN 15348:2015

Determination of size and distribution of PET-R flakes by sieving A.1 General This procedure specifies a method for determining the dimensional distribution (size) of PET-R flakes by measuring the quantities retained in a range of sieves having meshes of various sizes. The results are expressed in terms of quantity retained on the various sieves or as the mean particulate dimension for the whole sample tested (That which has the greatest frequency). A.2 Principles A determined sample is filtered through a single

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