This specification defines standard environment for normal conditioning and testing of paint, varnish, lacquer, and related coating materials. Conditioning and testing of such materials shall be carried out in an atmosphere having room temperature and relative humidity within the limits of the standard specification. Moreover, the standard room or cabinet for conditioning and testing shall be well-ventilated and free of drafts, dusts, combustion products, and laboratory fumes. Conditioning, routine, and referee testing, shall be done in accordance with the specification.
This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.
1.1 This specification defines the standard atmospheres for normal conditioning and testing of paint, varnish, lacquer, and related materials, at approximately ambient conditions.
Note 1—See Terminology E41, Specification E171 and Test Method E337.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
E41 Terminology Relating To Conditioning
E171 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Flexible Barrier Packaging
E337 Test Method for Measuring Humidity with a Psychrometer (the Measurement of Wet- and Dry-Bulb Temperatures)
conditioning environment; Atmospheres--conditioning/testing; Conditioning; Lacquer--specifications; Paint materials/applications--specifications; Paint testing; Varnishes--specifications;
ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)
ASTM International is a member of CrossRef.
Citing ASTM Standards
[Back to Top]