Standard Historical Last Updated: Jun 10, 2011
ASTM D3022-84(2005)

Standard Test Method for Color and Strength of Color Pigments by Use of a Miniature Sandmill

Significance and Use

This test method is a way of testing the color and strength of pigments by use of a miniature sandmill. It correlates well with industrial practice and is used for routine quality control.


1.1 This test method covers the determination, through the use of a miniature sandmill, of the color and strength of dry color pigments.

1.2 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. 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. For specific hazard statements, see Section 6.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.26
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D3022-84R05
ICS Code: 87.060.10