ASTM D3891 - 08(2014)

    Standard Practice for Preparation of Glass Panels for Testing Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products

    Active Standard ASTM D3891 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.27

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.01


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 The procedures described in this practice are designed to provide uniform glass panels for testing of paint, varnish, lacquer, conversion coatings and related products.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the preparation of glass panels for subsequent testing of paint, varnish, lacquer, and related products.2

    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

    D1152 Specification for Methanol (Methyl Alcohol)

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D3891

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D3891-08(2014), Standard Practice for Preparation of Glass Panels for Testing Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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