homogeneous material

A material of uniform composition throughout that cannot be mechanically separated into different materials.

NOTE 1    Examples of “homogeneous materials” are certain types of plastics, ceramics, glass, metals, alloys, paper, board, resins, and coatings.

NOTE 2    Methods of mechanical separation include cutting, crushing, grinding, and abrasive processes.


JIG-101 Ed 2.0, 4/09
J-STD-609, 5/07