ASTM D4259 - 18

    Standard Practice for Preparation of Concrete by Abrasion Prior to Coating Application

    Active Standard ASTM D4259 | Developed by Subcommittee: D33.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.02


      Format Pages Price  
    PDF 3 $44.00   ADD TO CART
    Hardcopy (shipping and handling) 3 $44.00   ADD TO CART
    Standard + Redline PDF Bundle 6 $52.00   ADD TO CART



    Significance and Use

    5.1 This practice is used to prepare concrete for coatings where optimum bond is desired for service conditions such as continuous or intermittent immersion, temperature cycling, or mechanical loading.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice includes surface preparation of concrete to prepare the surface prior to the application of coatings.

    1.2 This practice is intended to create a surface profile in concrete and to remove foreign materials and weak surface laitance.

    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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.


    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

    D4258 Practice for Surface Cleaning Concrete for Coating

    D4285 Test Method for Indicating Oil or Water in Compressed Air

    D4538 Terminology Relating to Protective Coating and Lining Work for Power Generation Facilities

    D4541 Test Method for Pull-Off Strength of Coatings Using Portable Adhesion Testers

    SSPC Standard

    SSPC-SP 13 Surface Preparation of Concrete

    ACI Standard

    ACI-308 Guide to Curing Concrete


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 91.080.40 (Concrete structures)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 30111500(Concrete and mortars)


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

    DOI: 10.1520/D4259-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D4259-18, Standard Practice for Preparation of Concrete by Abrasion Prior to Coating Application, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

    Back to Top