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Rubber & Plastics - Standards & Publications

SABS provides a range of standards covering the demands of the Rubber & Plastics industry, from quality management systems to test methods for specific materials or parts. These will help your organization to enhance customer satisfaction, meet regulatory, safety and reliability requirements, and ensure consistency of quality throughout the supply chain.

Related Standards & Publications

SANS 492-4

Protective and safety gum boots Part 4: Moulded rubber ankle boots for men

SANS 492-3

Protective and safety gum boots Part 3: Handmade rubber ankle boots for men

SANS 764

Rubber garden hose

SANS 5661

Determination of adhesion of upper leather to direct moulded rubber soling material

SANS 1701-5-10

Bearings Part 5: Pedestal bearings and structural bearings Section 10: Rubber products - Bridge bearings - Specification for rubber materials

SANS 1437

Footwear soling material and footwear sole and heel components of rubber and plastics

SANS 4074-6

Rubber condoms Part 6: Determination of bursting volume and pressure

SANS 4074-7

Rubber condoms Part 7: Oven conditioning

SANS 4074-9

Rubber condoms Part 9: Determination of tensile properties

SANS 1155

The manufacture of surgical rubber gloves (single use)

SANS 492-2

Protective and safety gum boots Part 2: Moulded rubber gum boots

SANS 50681-1

Elastomeric seals - Material requirements for pipe joint seals used in water and drainage applications Part 1: Vulcanized rubber

SANS 492-1

Protective and safety gum boots Part 1: Handmade rubber gum boots

SANS 1421

Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics - Determination of tensile strength and elongation at break

SANS 4661-2

Rubber, vulcanized - Preparation of samples and test pieces Part 2: Chemical tests

SANS 11431-1

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Resistance to ozone cracking Part 1: Static strain test

SANS 11431-3

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Resistance to ozone cracking Part 3: Reference and alternative methods for determining the ozone concentration in laboratory test chambers

SANS 11346

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Estimation of life-time and maximum temperature of use from an Arrhenius plot

SANS 7743

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of compression stress-strain properties

SANS 11432

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of low temperature stiffening (Gehman test)

SANS 10815

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of compression set at ambient, elevated or low temperatures

SANS 2878

Rubber - Antistatic and conductive products - Determination of electrical resistance

SANS 11817

Rubber, vulcanized - Determination of the effect of liquids

SANS 6471

Rubber, vulcanized - Determination of crystallization effects under compression

SANS 11345

Rubber - Assessment of carbon black dispersion - Rapid comparative methods

SANS 2883

Rubber, vulcanized - Antistatic and conductive products for industrial use - Electrical resistance limits

SANS 2230

Rubber products - Guidelines for storage

SANS 4663

Rubber - Determination of dynamic behaviour of vulcanizates at low frequencies - Torsion pendulum method

SANS 4662

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of rebound resilience

SANS 7619

Rubber - Determination of indentation hardness by means of pocket hardness meters

SANS 4649

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of abrasion resistance using a rotating cylindrical drum device

SANS 3387

Rubber - Determination of crystallization effects by hardness measurements

SANS 3302-1

Rubber - Tolerances for products Part 1: Dimensional tolerances

SANS 3302-2

Rubber - Tolerances for products Part 2: Geometrical tolerances

SANS 9272

Rubber and rubber products - Determination of precision for test method standards

SANS 471

Rubber - Temperatures, humidities and times for conditioning and testing

SANS 4664

Rubber - Guide to the determination of dynamic properties

SANS 5893

Rubber and plastics test equipment - Tensile, flexural and compression types (constant rate of traverse) - Specification

SANS 11853

Conducting and dissipative rubbers, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Measurement of resistivity

SANS 16133

Rubber and plastics - Analysis of multipeak traces obtained in determinations of tear strength and adhesion strength

SANS 2781

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of density

SANS 2882

Rubber, vulcanized - Antistatic and conductive products for hospital use - Electrical resistance limits

SANS 4074

Natural latex rubber condoms - Requirements and test methods

SANS 16037

Rubber condoms for clinical trials - Measurement of physical properties

SANS 68

Single-use sterile rubber surgical gloves - Specification

SANS 1036

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of adhesion to textile fabrics

SANS 3450

Earth-moving machinery - Wheeled or high-speed rubber-tracked machines - Performance requirements and test procedures for brake systems

SANS 1198

The manufacture of rubber sheeting for rubber lining

SANS 1201

The application of rubber linings to pipes, pipe fittings and vessels

SANS 3821

Gas welding equipment - Rubber hoses for welding, cutting and allied processes

SANS 4635

Rubber, vulcanized - Preformed compression seals for use between concrete motorway paving sections - Specification for material

SANS 14113

Gas welding equipment - Rubber and plastic hoses assembled for compressed or liquefied gases up to a maximum design pressure of 450 bar

SANS 4648

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of dimensions of test pieces and products for test purposes

SANS 6446

Rubber products - Bridge bearings - Specification for rubber materials

SANS 974-3

Rubber joint rings (non-cellular) Part 3: Joint rings for use in pressure cookers

SANS 5871

Rebound resilience of vulcanized rubbers (Lupke Pendulum method)

SANS 5874

Resistance of vulcanized rubbers to flex cracking (De Mattia method)

SANS 5877

Heat resistance of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 5878

Low temperature resistance of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 5879

Resistance to flaming of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 272

Rubber hoses, textile-reinforced, for general-purpose water applications - Specification

SANS 1574-4

Electric flexible cables with solid extruded dielectric insulation Part 4: Rubber-insulated cables for domestic, office and similar environments (cords)

SANS 4661-1

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Preparation of samples and test pieces Part 1: Physical tests

SANS 1574-5

Electric flexible cables with solid extruded dielectric insulation Part 5: Rubber-insulated cables for industrial use

SANS 484-1

Conveyor belting - Step splicing for multi-ply textile-reinforced rubber covered conveyor belting Part 1: Hot-splicing method

SANS 16038

Rubber condoms - Guidance on the use of ISO 4074 in the quality management of natural rubber latex condoms

SANS 23529

Rubber - General procedures for preparing and conditioning test pieces for physical test methods

SANS 8009

Mechanical contraceptives - Reusable natural and silicone rubber contraceptive diaphragms - Requirements and tests

SANS 4642

Rubber products - Hoses, non-collapsible, for fire-fighting service

SANS 14557

Fire-fighting hoses - Rubber and plastics suction hoses and hose assemblies

SANS 8009-1

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 1: Classification, sampling and requirements

SANS 8009-10

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 10: Recommendations for storage

SANS 8009-2

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 2: Determination of size

SANS 8009-3

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 3: Determination of dome thickness

SANS 8009-4

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 4: Freedom from visible defects

SANS 8009-5

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 5: Determination of tensile properties

SANS 8009-6

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 6: Determination of deterioration after accelerated ageing

SANS 8009-7

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 7: Determination of compression resistance of coil spring and flat spring diaphragms

SANS 8009-8

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 8: Determination of twisting during compression of coil spring and flat spring diaphragms

SANS 8009-9

Reusable rubber contraceptive diaphragms Part 9: Packaging and labelling

SANS 576

Rubber hoses and hose assemblies for aircraft ground fuelling and defuelling - Specification

SANS 2398

Rubber hoses, textile-reinforced, for compressed-air - Specification

SANS 4633

Rubber seals - Joint rings for water supply, drainage and sewerage pipelines - Specification for materials

SANS 187

Butyl rubber sheet (for waterproofing)

SANS 580

Chloroprene rubber sheet (for waterproofing)

SANS 564

Rubber insertion sheeting

SANS 988

Braided reinforced rubber hose for air and water

SANS 1321-2

Non-metallic waste traps Part 2: Rubber waste traps

SANS 974-2

Rubber joint rings (non-cellular) Part 2: Joint rings for use in the dairy industry

SANS 4074-1

Rubber condoms Part 1: Requirements

SANS 4074-10

Rubber condoms Part 10: Packaging and labelling - Condoms in consumer packages

SANS 4074-2

Rubber condoms Part 2: Determination of length

SANS 4074-3

Rubber condoms Part 3: Determination of width

SANS 4074-5

Rubber condoms Part 5: Testing for holes - Water leak test

SANS 5876

Ozone resistance of vulcanized rubbers (RAPRA-Hampden method)

SANS 5867

Preparation of samples of vulcanized rubbers for testing

SANS 5868

Conditioning of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 5870

Hardness of vulcanized rubbers of hardness 30-95 IRH degrees

SANS 5872

Compression set of vulcanized rubbers under constant deflection

SANS 5873

Tear strength of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 5880

Electrical resistance of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 5881

Solvent extractable content of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 5882

Resistance of vulcanized rubbers to chemicals (liquids and solutions)

SANS 5503

Preparation of test pieces for tensile tests on cable dielectric and sheathing, and tear tests on rubber sheathing

SANS 5504

Tensile strength and elongation at break of rubber and plastics electric cable materials

SANS 5505

Tension set of rubber electric cable dielectric and sheathing

SANS 5508

Accelerated aging of rubber cable dielectric and sheathing by the oxygen pressure chamber method

SANS 1305

Sealing compounds for the building industry, one-component, silicone-rubber-base

SANS 11193

Single-use rubber examination gloves - Specification

SANS 5506

Tear resistance of rubber cable sheathing

SANS 5883

Resistance of vulcanized rubbers to swelling (volumetric method)

SANS 5875

Water absorption of vulcanized rubbers

SANS 5869

Accelerated aging of vulcanized rubbers (Air-oven method)

SANS 484-2

Conveyor belting - Step splicing for multi-ply textile-reinforced rubber covered conveyor belting Part 2: Cold-splicing method

SANS 10048

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of hardness (hardness between 10 IRHD and 100 IRHD)

SANS 10037

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of tensile stress-strain properties

SANS 1132

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of flex cracking and crack growth (De Mattia)

SANS 54

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Accelerated ageing and heat resistance tests

SANS 10034-1

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of tear strength Part 1: Trouser, angle and crescent test pieces

SANS 10034-2

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of tear strength Part 2: Small (Delft) test pieces

SANS 10815-1

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of compression set Part 1: At ambient or elevated temperatures

SANS 10815-2

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of compression set Part 2: At low temperatures

SANS 11407

Rubber - Determination of solvent extract

SANS 11431-2

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Resistance to ozone cracking Part 2: Dynamic strain test

SANS 7619-1

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of indentation hardness Part 1: Durometer method (Shore hardness)

SANS 7619-2

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of indentation hardness Part 2: IRHD pocket meter method

SANS 6805

Rubber hoses and hose assemblies for underground mining - Wire-reinforced hydraulic types for coal mining - Specification

SANS 18752

Rubber hoses and hose assemblies - Wire- or textile-reinforced single-pressure types for hydraulic applications - Specification

SANS 28017

Rubber hoses and hose assemblies, Wire or textile reinforced, for dredging applications - Specification

SANS 254

Earth-moving machinery - Rubber-tyred machines - Steering requirements

SANS 3383

Rubber - General directions for achieving elevated or subnormal temperatures for test purposes

SANS 11193-1

Single-use medical examination gloves Part 1: Specification for gloves made from rubber latex or rubber solution

SANS 4642-1

Rubber and plastics hoses, non-collapsible, for fire-fighting service Part 1: Semi-rigid hoses for fixed systems

SANS 4642-2

Rubber and plastics hoses, non-collapsible, for fire-fighting service Part 2: Semi-rigid hoses (and hose assemblies) for pumps and vehicles

SANS 4664-1

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of dynamic properties Part 1: General guidance

SANS 4664-2

Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of dynamic properties Part 2: Torsion pendulum methods at low frequencies

SANS 974-1

Rubber joint rings (non-cellular) Part 1: Joint rings for use in water, sewer and drainage systems