ASTM D716 - 86(2012)

    Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Mica Pigment

    Active Standard ASTM D716 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.03


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 These test methods are used to determine apparent density of mica pigments and the grit level. This information is significant to the user of mica pigments for inclusion in coatings.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover the evaluation of mica 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 all of 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

    E11 Specification for Woven Wire Test Sieve Cloth and Test Sieves


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.060.10 (Pigments and extenders)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211503(Pigment paints)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0716-86R12

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