Work Item
ASTM WK76972

New Test Method for for Determining Low Angle Light Defects

1. Scope

The stimulation of research and the formulation of definitions, methods of tests, and specifications pertaining to ceramic whitewares and related products.


ceramic tile; lighting; defects


Tiles look acceptable under some viewing conditions, but defects are visible at lower viewing angles. This can be related to differences in gloss, texture, or defects. It is a major concern for end users.

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: C21.06

Committee: C21

Staff Manager: Melissa Marcinowski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 05-19-2021

Technical Contact: James Neel

Item: 000