Standard Historical Last Updated: Dec 31, 2010
ASTM D2454-95(2002)

Standard Practice for Determining the Effect of Overbaking on Organic Coatings

Significance and Use

Most coatings are designed for a specific baking time and temperature. For a variety of reasons (line stoppages, rerouting back through ovens, oven overheating, etc.) the prescribed time or temperature, or both, of the bake is often exceeded. This practice has been found to be useful in evaluating the effects of overbakes on coatings.


1.1 This practice covers the determination of the time-temperature effect of overbaking on the physical and chemical properties of organic coatings.

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 whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. Specific hazard statements are given in Section 7.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.27
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D2454-95R02
ICS Code: 87.020