Significance and Use
This test method is a way of testing the color and strength of pigments by use of a miniature sandmill. It correlates well with industrial practice and is used for routine quality control.
1.1 This test method covers the determination, through the use of a miniature sandmill, of the color and strength of dry color pigments.
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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 6.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
C778 Specification for Sand
D235 Specification for Mineral Spirits (Petroleum Spirits) (Hydrocarbon Dry Cleaning Solvent)
D523 Test Method for Specular Gloss
D2244 Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates
E97 Method of Test for Directional Reflectance Factor, 45-Deg 0-Deg, of Opaque Specimens by Broad-Band Filter Reflectometry
E308 Practice for Computing the Colors of Objects by Using the CIE System
TT-R-266 Resin, Alkyd; Solutions
color; miniature sandmill; strength; Color--paints/related coatings/materials; Miniature sandmill method; Pigments (general properties); Sandmill; Strength; Tinting strength;
ICS Number Code 87.060.10 (Pigments and extenders)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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