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.
1.1 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.
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
Federal SpecificationInterimFederalSpecif (GSA-FSS) Amendment 1, July 13, 1972.
ICS Number Code 71.100.99 (Other products of the chemical industry)
UNSPSC Code 47131802(Floor finishes or polishes)