ASTM International - ASTM D4942-20

Standard Test Methods for Water Pickup of Lithographic Printing Inks and Vehicles in a Laboratory Mixer

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 June 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 4
significance And Use:

3.1 The lithographic printing process requires that some dampening solution be emulsified into the ink. These test methods provide a rapid means for determining water pickup under laboratory... View More

scope:

1.1 These test methods cover two procedures for determining the amount of water picked up by lithographic printing inks in a laboratory mixer.

1.2 Test Method A covers single-point water pickup; Test Method B covers the rate of water pickup. Both test methods are applicable to any printing ink and vehicle intended for the lithographic printing process.

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

Document History

ASTM D4942-20
June 1, 2020
Standard Test Methods for Water Pickup of Lithographic Printing Inks and Vehicles in a Laboratory Mixer
1.1 These test methods cover two procedures for determining the amount of water picked up by lithographic printing inks in a laboratory mixer. 1.2 Test Method A covers single-point water pickup;...
June 1, 2011
Standard Test Methods for Water Pickup of Lithographic Printing Inks and Vehicles in a Laboratory Mixer (Withdrawn 2020)
1.1 These test methods cover two procedures for determining the amount of water picked up by lithographic printing inks in a laboratory mixer. 1.2 Test Method A covers single-point water pickup;...
November 1, 2006
Standard Test Methods for Water Pickup of Lithographic Printing Inks and Vehicles in a Laboratory Mixer
1.1 These test methods cover two procedures for determining the amount of water picked up by lithographic printing inks in a laboratory mixer. 1.2 Test Method A covers single-point water pickup; Test...
January 1, 2001
Standard Test Methods for Water Pickup of Lithographic Printing Inks and Vehicles in a Laboratory Mixer
1.1 These test methods cover two procedures for determining the amount of water picked up by lithographic printing inks in a laboratory mixer. 1.2 Test Method A covers single-point water pickup;...
January 1, 2001
Standard Test Methods for Water Pickup of Lithographic Printing Inks and Vehicles in a Laboratory Mixer
1.1 These test methods cover two procedures for determining the amount of water picked up by lithographic printing inks in a laboratory mixer. 1.2 Test Method A covers single-point water pickup;...
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