Active Standard ASTM D83 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31
Book of Standards Volume: 06.03
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This specification covers four grades of red pigment commercially known as red lead. The pigment may be purchased in the dry form or as a paste in oil. Chemical analysis and coarse particle shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed. Pigment, linseed oil, and moisture and other volatile matter in paste in oil shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.
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1.1 This specification covers four grades of red pigment commercially known as red lead. The pigment may be purchased in the dry form or as a paste in oil.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D49 Test Methods of Chemical Analysis of Red Lead
D185 Test Methods for Coarse Particles in Pigments
D1208 Test Methods for Common Properties of Certain Pigments
ICS Number Code 87.060.10 (Pigments and extenders)