Active Standard ASTM D520 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31
Book of Standards Volume: 06.03
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This specification covers three types of zinc dust, for use as a pigment in paints. The pigments shall consist substantially of metallic zinc and shall conform to the requirements for composition prescribed. The total and metallic zinc shall be shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed. Lead, cadmium, and iron shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed. Oily or fatty matter, or both shall, and the coarse particle shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers three types of zinc dust, for use as a pigment in paints.
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.
B214 Test Method for Sieve Analysis of Metal Powders
D185 Test Methods for Coarse Particles in Pigments
D521 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Zinc Dust (Metallic Zinc Powder)
E40 Method for Chemical Analysis of Slab Zinc (Spelter)
ICS Number Code 87.060.10 (Pigments and extenders)