ASTM D6864 - 11

    Standard Specification for Color and Appearance Retention of Solid Colored Plastic Siding Products

    Active Standard ASTM D6864 | Developed by Subcommittee: D20.24

    Book of Standards Volume: 08.03


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    ASTM D6864

    Abstract

    This specification focuses on the requirements and test methods for the color and appearance retention of solid colored plastic siding products. Color retention testing provides a method for estimating the acceptability of color change in a siding product over a period of years of service. Calculation of ellipsoid values for indicating compliance with this specification are provided.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification establishes requirements and test methods for the color and appearance retention of solid colored plastic siding products.

    1.2 Color retention testing provides a method for estimating the acceptability of color change in a siding product over a period of years of service.

    1.3 Methods of indicating compliance with this specification are provided.

    Note 1—There is no known ISO equivalent to this standard.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D883 Terminology Relating to Plastics

    D1435 Practice for Outdoor Weathering of Plastics

    D1600 Terminology for Abbreviated Terms Relating to Plastics

    D2244 Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates

    D3679 Specification for Rigid Poly(Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Siding

    E805 Practice for Identification of Instrumental Methods of Color or Color-Difference Measurement of Materials

    G147 Practice for Conditioning and Handling of Nonmetallic Materials for Natural and Artificial Weathering Tests

    Other Reference

    VinylSidingInstitute


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 83.140.10 (Films and sheets)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30151802(Siding)


    DOI: 10.1520/D6864-11

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