Significance and Use
5.1 Interior flat paints may become burnished in areas where clothing or upholstered furniture rub against a wall. This rubbing may cause a smoother, glossier surface at the contacted area, depending on the level or type of pigments in the paint and binder hardness. This method permits a more quantitative estimate of burnish resistance than those using manual rubbing techniques.
1.1 This test method covers a procedure for measuring the resistance of latex paints to burnishing under dry conditions.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
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.
D523 Test Method for Specular Gloss
D2486 Test Methods for Scrub Resistance of Wall Paints
D3924 Specification for Environment for Conditioning and Testing Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Materials
abrasion resistance; burnish resistance; polishing;
ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)
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Citing ASTM Standards
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