Standard Historical Last Updated: Jun 26, 2017
ASTM D3260-01(2011)

Standard Test Method for Acid and Mortar Resistance of Factory-Applied Clear Coatings on Extruded Aluminum Products

Significance and Use

This test method will provide differentiation between types of coatings for acid and motor resistance providing the coating is applied in a uniform continuous film with a specified film thickness.


1.1 This test method covers the evaluation of the mortar and acid resistance of clear protective coating factory applied to extruded aluminum substrates.

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

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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.55
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D3260-01R11
ICS Code: 87.020