Physical Testing Laboratory of Malaysian Rubber Board provides a list of tests for Rubber Bearings.

Testing of Rubber Bearings
Type of Tests/Properties Measured
Standard Test Methods/Specificaions
1   Tensile Properties
2   Ageing
3   Shear Modulus
4   Compression Set
5   Ozone Resistance
6   Bonding Strength
7   Hardness
8   Stiffness in Shear
9   Stiffness in Compression
10 Dimensions
BS 5400 : Section 9.2 (1983)
1   Tensile Properties
2   Ageing
3   Compression Set
4   Ozone Resistance
5   Bonding Strength
6   Hardness
7   Stiffness in Shear
8   Dimensions
9   Stiffness in Compression
MS 671: Part 1:2002
1   Stiffness in Compression
2   Stiffness in Shear
3   Ageing
4   Ozone Resistance
5   Tensile Properties
6   Elongation at Break
7   Tear Resistance
8   Compression Set
AS 1523 (1981)
1   Tensile Properties
2   Ageing
3   Shear Modulus
4   Compression Set
5   Ozone Resistance
6   Bonding Strength
7   Hardness
8   Stiffness in Shear
9   Stiffness in Compression
10 Dimensions
PLUS 2100 (1988)
1   Stiffness in Compression
2   Stiffness in Shear
3   Bonding Strength
4   Hardness
5   Tensile Properties
6   Compression Set
7   Accelerated Ageing
8   Ozone Resistance
BS 6177:1982
1   Stiffness in Compression
2   Stiffness in Shear
3   Tensile Properties
4   Hardness
5   Compression Set
6   Ozone Resistance
7   Ageing
8   Bonding Strength
9   Preparation of Samples
JKR Section 13 - 1991
1   Tensile Properties
2   Hardness
3   Ageing
4   Compression Set
5   Ozone Resistance
6   Stiffness in Compression
7   Bonding or Adhesion
AASHTO Section 25 :1983
1   Tensile Properties
2   Hardness
3   Ageing
4   Compression Set
5   Shear Modulus
6   Ozone Resistance
7   Stiffness in Compression
ASTM D4014:1989
1   Tensile Properties
2   Hardness
3   Ageing
4   Compression Set
5   Shear Modulus
6   Ozone Resistance
7   Adhesion Strength
8   Tear Strength
9   Resistance to Creep
ISO 6446:1994

Contact


Physical Testing Laboratory (PTL)
Ms Suhana Abu Bakar


Tel: 03-6157 6748, 03-61459 475 ext:519
Fax: 03-6156 3304, 03-6156 4418
Email: ptl@lgm.gov.my