ASTM F109 - 12

    Standard Terminology Relating to Surface Imperfections on Ceramics

    Active Standard ASTM F109 | Developed by Subcommittee: C21.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.02


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    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology describes and illustrates imperfections observed on whitewares and related products. For additional definitions of terms relating to whitewares and related products, refer to Terminology C242. To observe these defects, examination shall be performed visually, with or without the aid of a dye penetrant, as described in Test Method C949. Agreement by the manufacturer and the purchaser regarding specific techniques of observation is strongly recommended.


    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

    C242 Terminology of Ceramic Whitewares and Related Products

    C949 Test Method for Porosity in Vitreous Whitewares by Dye Penetration

    E165 Practice for Liquid Penetrant Examination for General Industry


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.81 (Glas and ceramics industries (Vocabularies)); 81.060.20 (Ceramic products)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/F0109-12

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