ASTM D2832 - 92(2011)

    Standard Guide for Determining Volatile and Nonvolatile Content of Paint and Related Coatings

    Active Standard ASTM D2832 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.21

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.01


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    Significance and Use

    The nonvolatile content of paint and related coatings is useful to producers and users and to environmental and health and safety interests in comparing the coverage of competing products and in estimating the volatile organic content.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This guide is intended to aid in the selection of the proper ASTM standard for determining the volatile and nonvolatile content of paint and related coatings.

    Note 1—Test methods for determining the composition of the volatile fraction are not covered by this guide.


    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

    D115 Test Methods for Testing Solvent Containing Varnishes Used for Electrical Insulation

    D333 Guide for Clear and Pigmented Lacquers

    D1353 Test Method for Nonvolatile Matter in Volatile Solvents for Use in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products

    D1644 Test Methods for Nonvolatile Content of Varnishes

    D1650 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Shellac Varnish

    D2205 Guide for Selection of Tests for Traffic Paints

    D2369 Test Method for Volatile Content of Coatings

    D2697 Test Method for Volume Nonvolatile Matter in Clear or Pigmented Coatings

    D2823 Specification for Asphalt Roof Coatings, Asbestos-Containing

    D2824 Specification for Aluminum-Pigmented Asphalt Roof Coatings, Nonfibered, Asbestos Fibered, and Fibered without Asbestos

    D2939 Test Methods for Emulsified Bitumens Used as Protective Coatings

    D3062 Test Method for Solids Content of Aerosol Coatings

    D3288 Test Methods for Magnet-Wire Enamels

    D3451 Guide for Testing Coating Powders and Powder Coatings

    D5095 Test Method for Determination of the Nonvolatile Content in Silanes, Siloxanes and Silane-Siloxane Blends Used in Masonry Water Repellent Treatments


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 46181533(Protective coats)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D2832-92R11

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D2832-92(2011), Standard Guide for Determining Volatile and Nonvolatile Content of Paint and Related Coatings, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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