Active Standard ASTM D564 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.21
Book of Standards Volume: 06.01
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Significance and Use
Driers accelerate the drying of oil, paint, printing ink, and varnish.
These test methods are applicable to liquid driers manufactured for use in paints and related coatings.
The tests for metallic content using ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid dihydrate (EDTA) are intended for concentrated solutions of single metals; two or more metals may cause interference.
1.1 These test methods cover the test procedures to be applied to liquid paint driers used in paints and related coatings. Typical paint driers, listed in Specification D 600
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.
D234 Specification for Raw Linseed Oil
D235 Specification for Mineral Spirits (Petroleum Spirits) (Hydrocarbon Dry Cleaning Solvent)
D600 Specification for Liquid Paint Driers
D1544 Test Method for Color of Transparent Liquids (Gardner Color Scale)
D1640 Test Methods for Drying, Curing, or Film Formation of Organic Coatings at Room Temperature
D1644 Test Methods for Nonvolatile Content of Varnishes
D2090 Test Method for Clarity and Cleanness of Paint and Ink Liquids
D2373 Test Method for Determination of Cobalt in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
D2374 Test Method for Lead in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
D2375 Test Method for Manganese in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
D2613 Test Method for Calcium or Zinc in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
D3804 Test Method for Iron in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
D3924 Specification for Environment for Conditioning and Testing Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Materials
D3969 Test Method for Zirconium in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
D3970 Test Method for Cerium in Paint Driers by Oxidimetric Determination
D3980 Practice for Interlaboratory Testing of Paint and Related Materials
D3988 Test Method for Vanadium in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
D3989 Test Method for Total Rare Earth Metals in Paint Driers by EDTA Method
ICS Number Code 87.060.99 (Other paint ingredients)
UNSPSC Code 31211603(Paint driers)