Active Standard ASTM D4139 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31
Book of Standards Volume: 06.03
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Significance and Use
The nonvolatile content of raw materials may be used to determine the total nonvolatile content (solids) of paint and related coatings. Such information may be useful to coatings producers and users for the determination of the total solids available for film formation and for the estimation of the volatile organic content.
1.1 This guide is intended to aid in the selection of the proper ASTM test method for determining the volatile and nonvolatile content of pigments.
Note 1—Test methods for determining the composition of the volatile fraction are not covered by this guide.
1.2 The standards included are as follows:
|Inert or low hiding pigments||4.1||D 280|
|White pigments||4.2|| D 280|
|Black pigments||4.3|| D 280|
| D 1509|
|Aluminum and zinc pigments||4.4||D 280|
|Blue pigments||4.5|| D 280|
| D 1135|
|Green pigments||4.6|| D 280|
|Yellow, orange, brown pigments||4.7||D 280|
| D 3724|
|Red pigments||4.8|| D 280|
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D280 Test Methods for Hygroscopic Moisture (and Other Matter Volatile Under the Test Conditions) in Pigments
D480 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing of Flaked Aluminum Powders and Pastes
D1135 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Blue Pigments
D1509 Test Methods for Carbon Black--Heating Loss
D3724 Specification for Synthetic Brown Iron Oxide Pigment