ASTM D360-89(2001)

    Standard Specification for Shellac Varnishes (Withdrawn 2010)


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers shellac varnish consisting of a solution or "cut" of a specified type and grade of dry lac resin in specially denatured alcohol. Ninety-five percent (190 proof) ethyl alcohol, specially denatured according to Formula No. 1 of the Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms of the Treasury Dept., is the solvent most commonly used. However, other specially denatured alcohols and proprietary solvents are also used for this purpose.


    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

    D29 Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Lac Resins

    D207 Specification for Dry Bleached Lac (Discontinued 2000)

    D237 Specification for Orange Shellac and Other Lacs


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 29.035.60 (Varnished fabr)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211705(Shellacs)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0360-89R01

    Citation Format

    ASTM D360-89(2001), Standard Specification for Shellac Varnishes (Withdrawn 2010), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1989, www.astm.org

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