ASTM D1208-96

    Standard Test Methods for Common Properties of Certain Pigments


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    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods cover procedures for determining certain properties of pigments. The procedures appear in the following order:

    Dry PigmentsSections
    Loss on Ignition and Ash4
    Matter Soluble in Water5
    Hydrogen Ion Concentration (pH Value)6
    Alkalinity or Acidity by Titration7 and 8
    Water Content (Distillation Method)9 and 10
    Pigment Pastes in Oil
    Water Content (Distillation Method) 9 and 10
    Pigment Content of Paste in Oil11
    Total Volatile Matter in Paste in Oil12

    1.2 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

    D95 Test Method for Water in Petroleum Products and Bituminous Materials by Distillation

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

    D1135 Test Methods for Chemical Analysis of Blue Pigments

    E70 Test Method for pH of Aqueous Solutions With the Glass Electrode


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211503(Pigment paints)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1208-96

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1208-96, Standard Test Methods for Common Properties of Certain Pigments, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1996, www.astm.org

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