Standard Historical Last Updated: Jul 31, 2012
ASTM D3271-87(2006)

Standard Practice for Direct Injection of Solvent-Reducible Paints Into a Gas Chromatograph for Solvent Analysis

Significance and Use

Gas chromatographic separation of solvents present in whole paints is the preferred first step for identifying and quantitating solvent compositions, using auxiliary procedures and techniques.


1.1 This practice describes the techniques used to inject whole paint samples directly into a gas chromatograph to obtain a chromatogram from which the solvent composition may be established. ,

1.2 This practice is not designed to be quantitative.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard

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. A specific hazard statement is given in 6.1.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.01
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.21
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D3271-87R06
ICS Code: 87.060.30