ASTM D772 - 86(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Flaking (Scaling) of Exterior Paints

    Active Standard ASTM D772 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.25

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.01


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    Significance and Use

    Flaking (scaling) failure of paint films can occur in use. This test method provides a means of evaluating the degree of failure by comparing to pictorial standards.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of the degree of flaking (scaling) of exterior paints by comparison with photographic standards.

    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, if any, 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

    D1150 Single and Multi-Panel Forms for Recording Results of Exposure Tests of Paints


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211500(Paints and primers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D0772-86R11

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