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1.1 This test method is intended to define conditions for the exposure of coated pipe to weather.
1.2 This test method specifies qualifications for the samples, procedure to be followed in exposure to weather and procedure for evaluating effects of exposure including visual examination and other tests.
1.3 This test method may involve hazardous operations and equipment. This test method does not purport to address all of the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this test method to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use .
1.4 The values stated in SI units to three significant decimals are to be regarded as the standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
G8 Test Methods for Cathodic Disbonding of Pipeline Coatings
G10 Test Method for Specific Bendability of Pipeline Coatings
G12 Test Method for Nondestructive Measurement of Film Thickness of Pipeline Coatings on Steel
G14 Test Method for Impact Resistance of Pipeline Coatings (Falling Weight Test)
G62 Test Methods for Holiday Detection in Pipeline Coatings
G70 Test Method for Ring Bendability of Pipeline Coatings (Squeeze Test)
ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)