ASTM D660 - 93(2019)

    Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints

    Active Standard ASTM D660 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.25

    Book of Standards Volume: 06.01


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 Since checking is not easily recognizable, this test method is intended to provide, through definition and illustrations, a means of evaluating the degree of this film failure.

    1. Scope

    1.1 The illustrated reference standards included in this test method are representative of degrees and types of checking of exterior paint films. These standards are primarily intended for comparative evaluation.

    1.2 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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/D0660-93R19

    Citation Format

    ASTM D660-93(2019), Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Checking of Exterior Paints, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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