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ASTM D3206-23

Standard Test Method for Soil Resistance of Floor Polishes

Standard Test Method for Soil Resistance of Floor Polishes D3206-23 ASTM|D3206-23|en-US Standard Test Method for Soil Resistance of Floor Polishes Standard new BOS Vol. 15.04 Committee D21
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Significance and Use

3.1 This test method measures the ability of a floor polish to resist soiling by a standard soil that approximates dirt carried in from the outside.


1.1 This test method covers the determination of soil resistance of floor polishes on test tile only. A carpet covered roller is used to simulate the action of foot traffic. A synthetic soil is employed in conjunction with the roller.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses after SI units are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D21.04
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D3206-23
ICS Code: 71.100.99; 97.080