ASTM C756 - 87(2011)e1

    Standard Test Method for Cleanability of Surface Finishes

    Active Standard ASTM C756 | Developed by Subcommittee: B08.12

    Book of Standards Volume: 02.05


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    Significance and Use

    This test method was developed to guide the user in selecting a finish coating or material that is resistant to soiling in a particular application.

    The numerical values derived by this test method enables the user to rank finish coatings and materials in regard to soil retention or ease of soil removal.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the numerical evaluation of the ease or difficulty of cleaning soiled surface finishes. This test method is applicable to all surface finishes not affected by water.

    1.2 Values given in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. Inch-pound units are provided for information only.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    C282 Test Method for Acid Resistance of Porcelain Enamels(Citric Acid Spot Test)

    C614 Test Method for Alkali Resistance of Porcelain Enamels


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 25.220.20 (Surface treatment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/C0756-87R11E01

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