Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D1208-96(2002)

Standard Test Methods for Common Properties of Certain Pigments


1.1 These test methods cover procedures for determining certain properties of pigments. The procedures appear in the following order:

Dry PigmentsSections
Loss on Ignition and Ash4
Matter Soluble in Water5
Hydrogen Ion Concentration (pH Value)6
Alkalinity or Acidity by Titration7 and 8
Water Content (Distillation Method)9 and 10
Pigment Pastes in Oil
Water Content (Distillation Method) 9 and 10
Pigment Content of Paste in Oil11
Total Volatile Matter in Paste in Oil12

1.2 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.03
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.31
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D1208-96R02
ICS Code: 87.060.10