ASTM D3757 - 89(2010)

    Standard Guide for Preparing Specifications for Solvent-based Floor Polishes

    Active Standard ASTM D3757 | Developed by Subcommittee: D21.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    This guide may be the basis for either the buying authority or the consumer to prepare a specification for solvent-based floor polishes (liquid or paste). Specifications prepared under this guide are for products intended for use on all wood and solvent resistant floors. Any reference material utilized and limits set are to be agreed upon by the seller, purchaser, or user.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This is a guide for preparing specifications for solvent-based floor polishes (liquid or paste) that are intended for use on all wood and solvent-resistant floors.

    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.

    Federal Specification

    InterimFederalSpecif (GSA-FSS) Amendment 1, July 13, 1972.

    ASTM Standards

    D56 Test Method for Flash Point by Tag Closed Cup Tester

    D93 Test Methods for Flash Point by Pensky-Martens Closed Cup Tester

    D217 Test Methods for Cone Penetration of Lubricating Grease

    D1455 Test Method for 60 Specular Gloss of Emulsion Floor Polish

    D2047 Test Method for Static Coefficient of Friction of Polish-Coated Flooring Surfaces as Measured by the James Machine

    D2834 Test Method for Nonvolatile Matter (Total Solids) in Water-Emulsion Floor Polishes, Solvent-Based Floor Polishes, and Polymer-Emulsion Floor Polishes

    D3206 Test Method for Soil Resistance of Floor Polishes

    D3207 Test Method for Detergent Resistance of Floor Polish Films

    D3278 Test Methods for Flash Point of Liquids by Small Scale Closed-Cup Apparatus

    D3828 Test Methods for Flash Point by Small Scale Closed Cup Tester


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 71.100.99 (Other products of the chemical industry)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 47131802(Floor finishes or polishes)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3757-89R10

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