Standard Active Last Updated: Apr 10, 2017
ASTM D1436-17

Standard Test Methods for Application of Emulsion Floor Polishes to Substrates for Testing Purposes

Significance and Use

2.1 All five of the test methods described will produce polish films from emulsion floor polishes which can be used for various performance tests. The choice of test method is left up to the individual laboratory.


1.1 These test methods cover procedures for application of emulsion floor polish films to suitable substrates for testing purposes. Five test methods are covered, as outlined in Section 3.

1.2 These procedures are limited to use on flat, rigid substrates mounted, if necessary, on a nonabsorbent backing.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.

1.4 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.

1.5 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D21.04
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D1436-17
ICS Code: 71.100.99; 97.080