ASTM D5325 - 03(2008)e1

    Standard Test Method for Determination of Weight Percent Volatile Content of Water-Borne Aerosol Paints

    Active Standard ASTM D5325 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.21

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.01


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    ASTM D5325

    Significance and Use

    Calculation of the weight percent volatile organic content of water-borne paints, requires that the water content be known. This test method provides a direct way to determine the weight percent volatile organic matter of water-borne aerosol paints minus the matter content. This test method is modeled after Method 36.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method is for the determination of the weight percent volatile content of water-borne paints in aerosols.

    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

    D2369 Test Method for Volatile Content of Coatings

    D3792 Test Method for Water Content of Coatings by Direct Injection Into a Gas Chromatograph

    D4017 Test Method for Water in Paints and Paint Materials by Karl Fischer Method

    E180 Practice for Determining the Precision of ASTM Methods for Analysis and Testing of Industrial and Specialty Chemicals

    Other Standard

    Method36 Determination of Percent Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in Water Based Aerosol Paints Bay Area Air Quality Management District, (BAAQMD) Manual of Procedures, Vol III, 939 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA 94109.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211507(Spray paints)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5325-03R08E01

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