Active Standard ASTM D3989 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.21
Book of Standards Volume: 06.01
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Significance and Use
1.2 This test method is limited to the determination of the rare earth metal content of a liquid rare earth metal drier that does not contain other drier elements. The method is not applicable to drier blends.
1.3 This test method has been tested in concentrations of 6 % cerium and 6 % rare earth metals, but there is no reason to believe that it is not suitable for higher or lower drier metal concentrations provided specimen size is adjusted accordingly.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D600 Specification for Liquid Paint Driers
D1193 Specification for Reagent Water
E180 Practice for Determining the Precision of ASTM Methods for Analysis and Testing of Industrial and Specialty Chemicals
E300 Practice for Sampling Industrial Chemicals
ICS Number Code 87.060.99 (Other paint ingredients)