This standard specification covers wet ground mica pigments for use in the manufacture of protective coatings. Pigments shall be made by wet grinding muscovite mica. Properties such as density, moisture, grit, coarse particles, residue, ignition loss, and color shall conform to the requirements of the specification.
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1.1 This specification covers two types of finely divided muscovite mica, commercially known as wet ground mica, suitable for use in the manufacture of protective coatings.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D185 Test Methods for Coarse Particles in Pigments
D280 Test Methods for Hygroscopic Moisture (and Other Matter Volatile Under the Test Conditions) in Pigments
D716 Test Methods for Evaluating Mica Pigment
D1208 Test Methods for Common Properties of Certain Pigments
mica; muscovite; wet ground;
ICS Number Code 87.060.10 (Pigments and extenders)
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