BS EN 4593:2011 - Aerospace series. Paints and varnishes. Determination of solar absorptance

BS EN 4593:2011

Aerospace series. Paints and varnishes. Determination of solar absorptance

Status : Confirmed, Current   Published : July 2011



This standard specifies the method of test for determining the solar absorptance of paints and varnishes. The test procedure determines the amount of energy reflected by the material in the range of wavelengths at which there is energy from the sun hitting the Earth’s surface, and with the aid of a standard solar spectrum it allows a calculation to determine the solar absorptance which can then be used to determine the efficiency of solar heat reflecting paints. The procedure is applicable to products intended for use in aerospace applications.

Standard NumberBS EN 4593:2011
TitleAerospace series. Paints and varnishes. Determination of solar absorptance
StatusConfirmed, Current
Publication Date31 July 2011
Confirm Date01 June 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)CIE 85, ISO 1513:2010, EN 23270, ISO 2808:2007, EN ISO 2808, EN ISO 15528, ISO 3270:1984, EN ISO 1513, ISO 15528:2000
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
International RelationshipsEN 4593:2011
DescriptorsSolar radiation, Thermal measurement, Wavelengths, Varnishes, Test equipment, Optical properties of materials, Efficiency, Optical measurement, Absorptance, Spectrophotometry, Coatings, Paints, Air transport engineering, Test specimens, Reflection
Title in FrenchSérie aérospatiale. Peintures et vernis. Détermination de l'absorption solaire
Title in GermanLuft- und Raumfahrt. Beschichtungsstoffe. Bestimmung der Sonnenlichtabsorption
ISBN978 0 580 73663 6
File Size309 KB

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