Active Standard ASTM D185 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31
Book of Standards Volume: 06.03
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Significance and Use
3.1 In production of paints, smoothness of the paint film is of paramount importance. Agglomerates or coarse particles larger than 45 μm are difficult to disperse and may prevent obtaining a smooth film. These test methods are a valuable quality control test for grading raw materials.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
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ICS Number Code 87.060.10 (Pigments and extenders)