ASTM D562-81(1997)e1

    Standard Test Method for Consistency of Paints Measuring Krebs Unit (KU) Visosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the measurement of Krebs Unit (KU) viscosity to evaluatet the consistency of paints and related coatings using the Stormer-type viscometer.

    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 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

    E1 Specification for ASTM Liquid-in-Glass Thermometers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211500(Paints and primers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0562-81R97E01

    Citation Format

    ASTM D562-81(1997)e1, Standard Test Method for Consistency of Paints Measuring Krebs Unit (KU) Visosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001, www.astm.org

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