ASTM WK29514

    New Test Method for The measurement of particle concentration, particle size, shape and color in liquid paints. The method uses light microscopy and dynamic imaging with high intensity cold lighting to back illuminate a liquid paint or pigment dispersion or slurry to determine particle characteristics.

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D01.24 | Committee D01 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    The purpose is fill a need for repeatable automatic particle analysis in the lab and on line to replace subjective operator counting.

    Used by formulators and QC people in the dispersion of paint and pigments. The laser based automatic analysis has been withdrawn.


    pigment dispersion, paint slurry:dynamic imaging

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

    Citing ASTM Standards
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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Thomas Canty

    Draft Under Development