ASTM D – 85(). Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Settling of Paint. This standard is a part of ASTM Book of Standards Volume ASTM A/AM Steel, Sheet and Strip, Heavy-Thickness Coils, Hot- Rolled, Carbon, Commercial, Drawing, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy. Find the most up-to-date version of ASTM D at Engineering
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Standard Test Method f ASTM D A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. A asgm epsilon e indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.
ASTM D – 85() Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Settling of Paint
This standard has been approved for use by agencies of the Department of Defense. The values given in parentheses are for information only. It is the responsibility of the user awtm this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
Paint that settles excessively is difficult to reincorporate into the paint system causing time delays or valuable pigment being d86 in the drum. This test method is aetm attempt to evaluate the degree of settling caused by the accelerated Test Method D This very subjective method of evaluation in conjunction with the variables of Test Method D raises questions as to the usefulness of the results for speci?
Current edition approved Sept. Originally published as D — 46 T. Last previous edition D — Close the can tightly and hold undisturbed atsm shelf aging for 6 months or for such other periods of time agreed upon between the purchaser and the seller.
Use the spatula to determine the extent and character of portions of the paint that may have separated during storage. Prepare a suitable spatula for this purpose by cutting the tip from an ordinary 5-in.
Hold the spatula perpendicular to and in the center area of the paint at a height whereby the bottom edge of the spatula is level with the top of the can. Drop the spatula from that position. Rate the condition of the d69 in accordance with 5.
Reincorporate the separate cake by hand stirring with the spatula, adding back the liquid in small amounts until the pigment has been reincorporated to form a homogeneous paint suitable for the intended use or until it is determined that the pigment cake cannot be reincorporated by hand stirring. Rate the condition of the specimen in accordance with 5.
Give intermediate conditions the appropriate odd number.
Rating Description of Paint Condition 10 Perfect suspension. No change from the original condition of the paint. Spatula drops through cake to bottom of container under its own weight.
Coherent portions of cake may be removed on spatula. Difficult to move spatula through cake sidewise and slight edgewise resistance.
ASTM D869 – 85(2015)
Paint can be remixed readily to a homogeneous axtm. Paint can be remixed to a homogeneous state. Precision and Bias 6. Users of this standard are expressly advised that determination of the validity of any such patent rights, and the risk of infringement of such rights, are entirely their own responsibility.
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