This practice covers the procedure for evaluating durability of varnishes applied to a wooden substrate.
Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications, this practice was withdrawn in January 2013 in accordance with section 10.5.3.1 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.
1.1 This practice covers the procedure for evaluating durability of varnishes applied to a wooden substrate.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are 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.
D660 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints
D661 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Cracking of Exterior Paints
D962 Specification for Aluminum Powder and Paste Pigments for Paints
D1475 Test Method For Density of Liquid Coatings, Inks, and Related Products
D1729 Practice for Visual Appraisal of Colors and Color Differences of Diffusely-Illuminated Opaque Materials
D3924 Specification for Environment for Conditioning and Testing Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Materials
G7 Practice for Atmospheric Environmental Exposure Testing of Nonmetallic Materials
U. S. Federal Specification
TT-V-119 Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098.
durability outdoors; exterior varnish durability; varnishes;
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