ASTM D3363 - 05(2011)e2 - Standard Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test

ASTM D3363 - 05(2011)e2

Standard Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test

Status : Current   Published : May 2012



1.1 This test method covers a procedure for rapid, inexpensive determination of the film hardness of an organic coating on a substrate in terms of drawing leads or pencil leads of known hardness.

1.2 This test method is similar in content (but not technically equivalent) to ISO 15184.

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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.

Standard NumberASTM D3363 - 05(2011)e2
TitleStandard Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test
Publication Date01 May 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Hardness (scratch), Pencil hardness, Film-paints/related coatings/materials, Hardness tests-organic coatings, Organic coatings, Pencil hardness
File Size80.01 KB

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