ASTM D3260 - 01(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Acid and Mortar Resistance of Factory-Applied Clear Coatings on Extruded Aluminum Products

    Active Standard ASTM D3260 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.55

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.02


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    Significance and Use

    This test method will provide differentiation between types of coatings for acid and motor resistance providing the coating is applied in a uniform continuous film with a specified film thickness.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of the mortar and acid resistance of clear protective coating factory applied to extruded aluminum 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.

    ASTM Standards

    C207 Specification for Hydrated Lime for Masonry Purposes

    D823 Practices for Producing Films of Uniform Thickness of Paint, Varnish, and Related Products on Test Panels


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.020 (Paint coating processes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 46181533(Protective coats)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3260-01R11

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