Active Standard ASTM D1133 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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Significance and Use
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the relative solvent power of hydrocarbon solvents used in paint and lacquer formulations. This test method is suitable for use with solvents having an initial boiling point over 40°C and a dry point under 300°C when determined in accordance with the procedures in Note 1.
1.2 For purposes of determining conformance of an observed or a calculated value using this test method to relevant specifications, test result(s) shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit” in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit, in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D86 Test Method for Distillation of Petroleum Products at Atmospheric Pressure
D304 Specification for n-Butyl Alcohol (Butanol)
D841 Specification for Nitration Grade Toluene
D1078 Test Method for Distillation Range of Volatile Organic Liquids
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
ICS Number Code 71.080.60 (Alcohols. Ethers); 87.060.30 (Solvents)