Active Standard ASTM D600 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.35
Book of Standards Volume: 06.04
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This specification covers the general requirements for liquid paint dryers used in paints, varnishes, enamels, and similar organic coatings. The liquid paint dryers that are solutions of six classes of metallic salts, should conform to quantitative requirements such as metal concentration, nonvolative matter content, specific gravity, color, and viscosity. Each type of drier should be a mobile liquid free of sediment and suspended matter and should be stable and miscible with oil.
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Significance and Use
1.2 The following applies to all specified limits in this standard; for purposes of determining conformance with this standard, an observed value or a calculated value shall be rounded off “to the nearest unit” in the last right-hand digit used in expressing the specification limit in accordance with the rounding-off method of Practice E29.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
U.S. Federal SpecificationPPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.
D564 Test Methods for Liquid Paint Driers
D1544 Test Method for Color of Transparent Liquids (Gardner Color Scale)
D1545 Test Method for Viscosity of Transparent Liquids by Bubble Time Method
E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications
ICS Number Code 87.060.99 (Other paint ingredients)
UNSPSC Code 31211603(Paint driers)