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ASTM D3758-95(2017)

Standard Practice for Evaluation of Spray-Buff Products on Test Floors

Standard Practice for Evaluation of Spray-Buff Products on Test Floors D3758-95R17 ASTM|D3758-95R17|en-US Standard Practice for Evaluation of Spray-Buff Products on Test Floors Standard new BOS Vol. 15.04 Committee D21
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Significance and Use

4.1 Spray buff products are utilized for the maintenance of polished floors. This practice is for the evaluation of a spray buff product against a reference product. The procedure is a floor test utilizing a rotary-disc floor machine. This practice as currently written may or may not be applicable for machines in excess of 350 R.P.M.


1.1 This practice covers the comparison of the performance of spray-buff products on test floors against a reference material. Spray-buff products are to be used to maintain base floor-polish films. This technique is intended to be used on water-emulsion floor polishes with a floor machine not exceeding 95 lb (43 kg) in weight and with a rate of rotation of 350 rpm or less.

1.2 Gloss, heel marking, soil resistance, and slip resistance of the spray-buffed test panels are rated in comparison to test panels similarly maintained with a reference spray-buff product.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.4 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.

1.5 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: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D3758-95R17
ICS Code: 71.100.99