BS EN 12878:2014 - Pigments for the colouring of building materials based on cement and/or lime. Specifications and methods of test

BS EN 12878:2014

Pigments for the colouring of building materials based on cement and/or lime. Specifications and methods of test

Status : Current, Under review   Published : April 2014



This European Standard specifies the requirements and the methods of test for pigments for use in the colouring of building materials based on cement and cement/lime combinations. Pigments covered by this European Standard may also be used in pure lime mortar. For this application, see EN 459 1 and EN 459 2. Pigments for this purpose may be single pigments, blends of pigments, or blends of pigments and extenders, in powder or granular form, or aqueous preparations. Pigments typically belong to one of the following classes of compounds: - synthetic or natural oxides and hydroxides of iron; - oxides of chromium, titanium and manganese; - complex inorganic pigments, for example combinations of the above mentioned metal oxides and hydroxides with cobalt, aluminium, nickel and antimony oxides and hydroxides; - ultramarine pigments; - phthalocyanine blue and green; - elemental carbon (shall be regarded as an inorganic pigment); - blends of the above materials (which may also include extenders).

Standard NumberBS EN 12878:2014
TitlePigments for the colouring of building materials based on cement and/or lime. Specifications and methods of test
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date30 April 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 934-1:2008, ISO 787-3, ISO 787-7, EN 197-1, EN 196-1:2005, EN ISO 15528, EN ISO 787-7, EN ISO 787-3, ISO 787-9, ISO 15528, EN ISO 787-9, ISO 787-13, EN ISO 787-13, ISO 9277, EN 196-3
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 459-2, EN 459-1, EN ISO 11664-4, EN ISO 1158, ISO 11664-4, ISO 9000, EN ISO 1248, ISO 591-1, ISO 4621, EN ISO 9000, EN ISO 591-1, ISO 1248, ISO 3310-1, ISO 7724-1, ISO 1158, ISO 788:1974
ReplacesBS EN 12878:2005
International RelationshipsEN 12878:2014
Draft Superseded By12/30256100 DC
DescriptorsMechanical properties of materials, Extenders, Construction materials, Chemical composition, Environmental testing, Determination of content, Colour tests, Performance, Chemical properties, Cements, Physical properties of materials, Concretes, Extraction methods of analysis, Compressive strength, Chemical analysis and testing, Particulate materials, Chlorides, Halides, Pigments, Aqueous dispersions, Solutes, Conformity, Quality control, Mixtures, Mortars, Lime
Title in FrenchPigments de coloration des matériaux de construction à base de ciment et/ou de chaux. Spécifications et méthodes d'essai
Title in GermanPigmente zum Einfärben von zement- und/oder kalkgebundenen Baustoffen. Anforderungen und Prüfverfahren
ISBN978 0 580 77305 1
File Size1.094 MB

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