ASTM D1301 - 91(2008)

    Standard Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of White Lead Pigments

    Active Standard ASTM D1301 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.03

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    Significance and Use

    These test methods are suitable for determining the level of purity and for determining the levels of various impurities. They may be used to establish compliance with specification requirements.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover procedures for the chemical analysis of basic carbonate white lead and basic sulfate white lead.

    Note 1—If it is necessary to separate these pigments from others, refer to Practice D 215.

    1.2 The analytical procedures appear in the following order:

    Preparation of Sample 6
    Basic Carbonate White Lead:
    Small Amounts of Iron 7
    Total Lead 8
    Moisture and Other Volatile Matter 9
    Carbon Dioxide (Evolution Method)10
    Carbon Dioxide and Combined Water (Combustion Method)11
    Lead Carbonate12
    Total Matter Insoluble in Acetic Acid13
    Total Matter Insoluble in Acid Ammonium Acetate14
    Total Impurities Other Than Moisture15
    Coarse Particles16
    Basic Sulfate White Lead:
    Small Amounts of Iron17
    Total Lead
    Moisture and Other Volatile Matter19
    Total Sulfate20
    Zinc Oxide21
    Basic Lead Oxide22
    Total Impurities23
    Coarse Particles24

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

    1.4 This standard does not purport to address 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

    C25 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Limestone, Quicklime, and Hydrated Lime

    D185 Test Methods for Coarse Particles in Pigments

    D215 Practice for the Chemical Analysis of White Linseed Oil Paints

    D280 Test Methods for Hygroscopic Moisture (and Other Matter Volatile Under the Test Conditions) in Pigments

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D2371 Test Method for Pigment Content of Solvent-Reducible Paints

    D2372 Practice for Separation of Vehicle From Solvent-Reducible Paints

    D3280 Test Methods for Analysis of White Zinc Pigments

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.060.10 (Pigments and extenders)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211503(Pigment paints)

    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D1301-91R08

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D1301-91(2008), Standard Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of White Lead Pigments, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008,

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