ASTM D4143 - 89(2009)

    Standard Guide for Testing Latex Vehicles

    Active Standard ASTM D4143 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.33

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.03


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    Abstract

    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.

    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. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.060.20 (Binders)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211506(Latex paints)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D4143-89R09

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D4143-89(2009), Standard Guide for Testing Latex Vehicles, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2009, www.astm.org

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