ASTM D717 - 86(2008)

    Standard Test Methods for Analysis of Magnesium Silicate Pigment

    Active Standard ASTM D717 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.03


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    Significance and Use

    These test methods may be used to confirm the stated SiO2, CaO, and MgO content of magnesium silicate for quality control.

    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover the analysis of magnesium silicate 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

    D234 Specification for Raw Linseed Oil

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

    D718 Test Methods for Analysis of Aluminum Silicate Pigment

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water

    D1208 Test Methods for Common Properties of Certain Pigments

    D2448 Test Method for Water-Soluble Salts in Pigments by Measuring the Specific Resistance of the Leachate of the Pigment

    E97 Method of Test for Directional Reflectance Factor, 45-Deg 0-Deg, of Opaque Specimens by Broad-Band Filter Reflectometry


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211503(Pigment paints)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D0717-86R08

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D717-86(2008), Standard Test Methods for Analysis of Magnesium Silicate Pigment, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008, www.astm.org

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