ASTM F485 - 08(2019)

    Standard Practice for Effects of Cleaners on Unpainted Aircraft Surfaces

    Active Standard ASTM F485 | Developed by Subcommittee: F07.07

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.03


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 This practice is used to ensure that candidate aircraft surface cleaners do not leave a residue which, on drying, would leave a permanent stain requiring polishing to remove.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice describes the procedure used to determine the effect of cleaners on unpainted aircraft surfaces. Visual observation is used for determining streaking or permanent stains which require polishing to remove.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information.

    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.

    Industry Standards

    SAE-AMS-QQ-A-250/13 Aluminum Alloy Alclad 7075, Plate and Sheet

    ASTM Standards

    D1193 Specification for Reagent Water


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 49.040 (Coatings and related processes used in aerospace industry)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 25130000(Aircraft)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F0485-08R19

    Citation Format

    ASTM F485-08(2019), Standard Practice for Effects of Cleaners on Unpainted Aircraft Surfaces, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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