Active Standard ASTM D7306 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.42
Book of Standards Volume: 06.02
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Significance and Use
5.1 This practice can be used by paint formulators to determine if a given paint has the ability to form a film at low temperatures. This practice can be used as an aid for determining coalescing solvent level required to form a good film. Test Method D3793 compares the porosity of a film drawn down at room temperature to another film drawn down and cured at low temperature.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D823 Practices for Producing Films of Uniform Thickness of Paint, Varnish, and Related Products on Test Panels
D3793 Test Method for Low-Temperature Coalescence of Latex Paint Films by Porosity Measurement
ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)