Active Standard ASTM D609 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.27
Book of Standards Volume: 06.01
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Significance and Use
4.1 The procedures described in this practice are designed to provide steel panels with a uniform and reproducible surface for testing of paint, varnish, lacquer, conversion coatings, and related products.
1.1 This practice covers various types of cold rolled steel panels and the procedures to be followed in their preparation for testing paint, varnish, lacquer, conversion coatings, and related products.
1.2 The procedures are as follows:
Procedure A—Conversion coatings (phosphates, chromates,
Procedure B—Vapor degreasing
Procedure C—Solvent brushing
Procedure D—Solvent wiping
Procedure E—Alkaline cleaning
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
A109/A109M Specification for Steel, Strip, Carbon (0.25 Maximum Percent), Cold-Rolled
A366/A366M Specification for Commercial Steel (CS) Sheet, Carbon, (0.15 Maximum Percent) Cold-Rolled
D235 Specification for Mineral Spirits (Petroleum Spirits) (Hydrocarbon Dry Cleaning Solvent)
ICS Number Code 77.140.50 (Flat steel products and semi-products)