ASTM D715 - 86(2008)

    Standard Test Methods for Analysis of Barium Sulfate Pigment

    Active Standard ASTM D715 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.03


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    Significance and Use

    These test methods are used to determine the purity of barium sulfate and to determine the concentration of known impurities. This information is useful to producers and users as an aid in the manufacture of coatings.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover the analysis of barium sulfate pigment.

    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 the safety concerns 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D185 Test Methods for Coarse Particles in Pigments

    D280 Test Methods for Hygroscopic Moisture (and Other Matter Volatile Under the Test Conditions) in Pigments

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D1208 Test Methods for Common Properties of Certain Pigments

    E832 Specification for Laboratory Filter Papers


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211503(Pigment paints)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0715-86R08

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