ASTM D3732 - 82(2011)

    Standard Practice for Reporting Cure Times of Ultraviolet-Cured Coatings

    Active Standard ASTM D3732 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.55

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.02


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    Significance and Use

    This practice provides a guide whereby all pertinent variables relating to the ultraviolet cure of a coating are described.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice applies to all coatings cured by ultraviolet energy.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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

    D658 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by Air Blast Abrasive

    D968 Test Methods for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by Falling Abrasive

    D1474 Test Methods for Indentation Hardness of Organic Coatings

    D2197 Test Method for Adhesion of Organic Coatings by Scrape Adhesion

    D2336 Guide for Specifying Factory Applied Wood Coatings

    D2793 Test Method for Block Resistance of Organic Coatings on Wood Panel Substrates

    D2794 Test Method for Resistance of Organic Coatings to the Effects of Rapid Deformation (Impact)

    D3023 Practice for Determination of Resistance of Factory-Applied Coatings on Wood Products to Stains and Reagents

    D3281 Test Method for Formability of Attached Organic Coatings with Impact-Wedge Bend Apparatus

    D3359 Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test

    D3363 Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/D3732-82R11

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