ASTM International - ASTM D3451-92
Standard Practices for Testing Polymeric Powders and Powder Coatings
|Publication Date:||10 February 2001|
|ICS Code (Paints and varnishes):||87.040|
1.1 This guide covers the selection and use of procedures for testing coating powders and powder coatings. The test methods included are listed in . Where more than one test method is listed for the same characteristic, no attempt is made to indicate superiority of one method over another. Selection of the methods to be followed must be governed by experience and the requirements in each individual case, together with agreement between the purchaser and the seller.
1.2 This guide also refers to methods developed specifically for the coating powder industry by the Powder Coating Institute, PCI, and the International Organization for Standards, ISO.
1.3 This guide describes the testing of coating powders as applied by electrostatic spray, fluidized bed, or any other applicable method.
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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.