BS EN ISO 4630:2015 - Clear liquids. Estimation of colour by the Gardner colour scale

BS EN ISO 4630:2015

Clear liquids. Estimation of colour by the Gardner colour scale

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : January 2016



This International Standard specifies a method for estimating the colour of optically clear, yellow/brownish coloured liquid products by means of the Gardner colour scale using colour-measuring instruments. The method uses the Gardner colour scale described in Annex A.

It is applicable to drying oils, varnishes and solutions of fatty acids, polymerized fatty acids, resins, tall oil, tall oil fatty acids, rosin and related products. The results might be invalid if other products are tested.

The method described provides a more precise way of measuring Gardner colour than a visual sample comparison using human eyes. It is applicable to products having colours from Gardner 1 to Gardner 18. The Gardner scale is not applicable to products with colours darker than 18. For products with colours lighter than Gardner 1 the method specified in ISO 6271 applies.

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 4630:2015
TitleClear liquids. Estimation of colour by the Gardner colour scale
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 January 2016
Confirm Date21 May 2021
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 3696, ISO 15528, ISO 13632, BS ISO 5725-2:2019, ISO 5725-2:2019
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 6271
ReplacesBS EN ISO 4630-2:2004, BS 6782-5.2:2004, BS EN ISO 4630-1:2004, BS 6782-5.1:2004
International RelationshipsISO 4630:2015,EN ISO 4630:2015
Draft Superseded By14/30287137 DC
DescriptorsFatty acids, Calibration, Specimen preparation, Binding agents, Visual inspection (testing), Colorimetry, Liquids, Varnishes, Colour tests, Paints, Resins (natural), Comparative tests, Control samples, Polymers, Reproducibility, Rosin
Title in FrenchLiquides clairs. Évaluation de la couleur au moyen de l'échelle de couleur Gardner
Title in GermanKlare Flüssigkeiten. Bestimmung der Farbe nach der Gardner-Farbskala
ISBN978 0 580 83751 7
File Size0.9805 MB

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