ASTM D600-90(2001)

    Standard Specification for Liquid Paint Driers


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers liquids for use in paints, varnishes, enamels, and similar organic coatings and are solutions of metallic salts of:

    1.1.1 Class A—2-Ethyl hexanoic acids in petroleum spirits.

    1.1.2 Class B—Naphthenic acids in petroleum spirits.

    1.1.3 Class C—Neodecanoic acids in petroleum spirits.

    1.1.4 Class D—Tall oil fatty acids in petroleum spirits.

    1.1.5 Class E—Any of the above acids or acid blends, but containing additives that make the liquid drier water dispersible. Some other driers may also contain complexing agents.

    1.1.6 Class F—Other acids and acid blends unidentified by their producers.

    1.2 For specific hazard information and guidance, see the supplier's Material Safety Data Sheets for materials listed in this specification.


    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

    D564 Test Methods for Liquid Paint Driers

    D1544 Test Method for Color of Transparent Liquids (Gardner Color Scale)

    D1545 Test Method for Viscosity of Transparent Liquids by Bubble Time Method

    E29 Practice for Using Significant Digits in Test Data to Determine Conformance with Specifications

    U.S. Federal Specification

    PPP-C-2020 Chemicals, Liquid, Dry, and Paste: Packaging of Available from Standardization Documents Order Desk, DODSSP, Bldg. 4, Section D, 700 Robbins Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19111-5098, http://www.dodssp.daps.mil.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.060.99 (Other paint ingredients)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 31211603(Paint driers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0600-90R01

    Citation Format

    ASTM D600-90(2001), Standard Specification for Liquid Paint Driers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1990, www.astm.org

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