ASTM D5098 - 16 - Standard Specification for Artists' Acrylic Dispersion Paints

ASTM D5098 - 16

Standard Specification for Artists' Acrylic Dispersion Paints

Status : Current   Published : February 2016



1.1 This specification establishes requirements for composition, physical properties, performance, and labeling of artists' acrylic emulsion paints.

1.2 This specification covers pigments, vehicles, and additives. Requirements are included for pigment identification, lightfastness, bleeding, consistency, and drying time.

1.3  Table 1 lists some pigments meeting the lightfastness requirements in this specification. In order to identify other pigments that meet these requirements, instructions are given for test specimen preparation. Test methods for determining relative lightfastness are referenced.

[This table has been removed.]

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

1.5  This pertains only to the test method section found in Sections 6 and 7, and Appendix X2. 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 D5098 - 16
TitleStandard Specification for Artists' Acrylic Dispersion Paints
Publication Date01 February 2016
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 Artists' acrylic paints, Lightfastness, Quality requirements, Test specimens
File Size130 KB

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