ASTM D4587-05

    Standard Practice for Fluorescent UV-Condensation Exposures of Paint and Related Coatings


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF 6 $62.00   ADD TO CART

    Active (view current version of standard)

    Other Historical Standards

    Work Item(s) - proposed revisions of this standard

    ASTM License Agreement

    More D01.27 Standards Related Products


    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the selection of test conditions for accelerated exposure testing of coatings and related products in fluorescent UV and condensation devices conducted according to Practices G 151 and G 154. This practice also covers the preparation of test specimens, and the evaluation of test results. describes commonly used test conditions.

    Note 1—Previous versions of this practice referenced fluorescent UV devices described by Practice G 53, which described very specific equipment designs. Practice G 53 has been withdrawn and replaced by Practice G 151, which describes performance criteria for all exposure devices that use laboratory light sources, and by Practice G 154, which gives requirements for exposing nonmetallic materials in fluorescent UV devices.

    Note 2—ISO 11507:1997 also describes fluorescent UV-condensation exposures of paints and coatings.

    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 problems 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

    D358 Specification for Wood to Be Used as Panels in Weathering Tests of Coatings

    D523 Test Method for Specular Gloss

    D609 Practice for Preparation of Cold-Rolled Steel Panels for Testing Paint, Varnish, Conversion Coatings, and Related Coating Products

    D610 Practice for Evaluating Degree of Rusting on Painted Steel Surfaces

    D659 Method for Evaluating Degree of Chalking of Exterior Paints

    D660 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints

    D662 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Erosion of Exterior Paints

    D714 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Blistering of Paints

    D772 Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Flaking (Scaling) of Exterior Paints

    D823 Practices for Producing Films of Uniform Thickness of Paint, Coatings and Related Products on Test Panels

    D1005 Test Method for Measurement of Dry-Film Thickness of Organic Coatings Using Micrometers

    D1186 Test Methods for Nondestructive Measurement of Dry Film Thickness of Nonmagnetic Coatings Applied to a Ferrous Base

    D1400 Test Method for Nondestructive Measurement of Dry Film Thickness of Nonconductive Coatings Applied to a Nonferrous Metal Base

    D1729 Practice for Visual Appraisal of Colors and Color Differences of Diffusely-Illuminated Opaque Materials

    D1730 Practices for Preparation of Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Surfaces for Painting

    D2244 Practice for Calculation of Color Tolerances and Color Differences from Instrumentally Measured Color Coordinates

    D2616 Test Method for Evaluation of Visual Color Difference With a Gray Scale

    D3359 Test Methods for Rating Adhesion by Tape Test

    D3980 Practice for Interlaboratory Testing of Paint and Related Materials

    D4214 Test Methods for Evaluating the Degree of Chalking of Exterior Paint Films

    D5870 Practice for Calculating Property Retention Index of Plastics

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method

    E1347 Test Method for Color and Color-Difference Measurement by Tristimulus Colorimetry

    G53 Practice for Operating Light-and Water-Exposure Apparatus (Fluorescent UV-Condensation Type) for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials

    G113 Terminology Relating to Natural and Artificial Weathering Tests of Nonmetallic Materials

    G141 Guide for Addressing Variability in Exposure Testing of Nonmetallic Materials

    G147 Practice for Conditioning and Handling of Nonmetallic Materials for Natural and Artificial Weathering Tests

    G151 Practice for Exposing Nonmetallic Materials in Accelerated Test Devices that Use Laboratory Light Sources

    G154 Practice for Operating Fluorescent Ultraviolet (UV) Lamp Apparatus for Exposure of Nonmetallic Materials

    G169 Guide for Application of Basic Statistical Methods to Weathering Tests

    SAE Standard

    SAE J2020 Accelerated Exposure of Automotive Exterior Materials Using a Fluorescent UV Condensation Apparatus

    ISO Standard

    ISO 11507:1997


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211500(Paints and primers)


    Referencing This Standard
    Link Here
    Link to Active (This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.)

    DOI: 10.1520/D4587-05

    Citation Format

    ASTM D4587-05, Standard Practice for Fluorescent UV-Condensation Exposures of Paint and Related Coatings, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2005, www.astm.org

    Back to Top