ASTM International - ASTM D5215-93(1999)
Standard Test Method for Instrumental Evaluation of Staining of Vinyl Flooring by Adhesives
|Publication Date:||10 April 1999|
|ICS Code (Floor coverings):||97.150|
1.1 This test method describes procedures and instrumentation for accurately measuring the degree of staining that may occur in vinyl flooring as a result of its contact with adhesives. Measured color differences between vinyl flooring specimens contacting the adhesive and not contacting the adhesive are expressed in the CIELAB Color-Scale System.
1.2 This test method provides for visual evaluation of staining which may occur when vinyl flooring contacts adhesives.
1.3 The values in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The SI values in parentheses are for information only.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.