This guide details the standard methods suitable for testing latex vehicles. Included here are methods for latex sampling, nonvolatile content, minimum film formation temperature, qualitative polymeric analysis, density, viscosity, consistency, water content, pH, and surface tension.
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1.1 This guide covers methods suitable for testing latex vehicles. Certain of these methods were developed expressly for testing latex vehicles. Others were developed for testing or analyzing formulated water- or solvent-based coatings but would be equally applicable for testing lattices.
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.
D562 Test Method for Consistency of Paints Measuring Krebs Unit (KU) Viscosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer
D1417 Test Methods for Rubber Latices--Synthetic
D1475 Test Method For Density of Liquid Coatings, Inks, and Related Products
D2196 Test Methods for Rheological Properties of Non-Newtonian Materials by Rotational (Brookfield type) Viscometer
D2354 Test Method for Minimum Film Formation Temperature (MFFT) of Emulsion Vehicles
D2369 Test Method for Volatile Content of Coatings
D3168 Practice for Qualitative Identification of Polymers in Emulsion Paints
D3792 Test Method for Water Content of Coatings by Direct Injection Into a Gas Chromatograph
D3925 Practice for Sampling Liquid Paints and Related Pigmented Coatings
D4017 Test Method for Water in Paints and Paint Materials by Karl Fischer Method
D4758 Test Method for Nonvolatile Content of Latexes
E70 Test Method for pH of Aqueous Solutions With the Glass Electrode
latex vehicles; lattices; Latex paints--selection and use of test procedures; Testing methods--paints/related coatings;
ICS Number Code 87.060.20 (Binders)
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