Active Standard ASTM D3023 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.52
Book of Standards Volume: 06.02
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Significance and Use
When used in conjunction with Guide D333, this practice will provide a comprehensive evaluation of resistance to stains caused by chemical reagents and household chemicals.
This practice applies only to coatings applied in sufficient quantity to form a continuous film. It is recommended that the dry film thickness of the coating under test be reported.
Results from stain tests conducted in accordance with this practice distinguish differences between coatings.
1.1 This practice covers evaluation of clear factory-applied coating systems on wood substrates.
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.
D235 Specification for Mineral Spirits (Petroleum Spirits) (Hydrocarbon Dry Cleaning Solvent)
D333 Guide for Clear and Pigmented Lacquers
D2571 Guide for Testing Wood Furniture Lacquers
ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)