ASTM D4212 - 16 - Standard Test Method for Viscosity by Dip-Type Viscosity Cups

ASTM D4212 - 16

Standard Test Method for Viscosity by Dip-Type Viscosity Cups

Status : Current   Published : February 2016

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1.1 This test method covers the determination of viscosity of paints, varnishes, lacquers, inks, and related liquid materials by dip-type viscosity cups. This test method is recommended for viscosity control work within one plant or laboratory and should be used to check compliance with specifications only when sufficient controls have been instituted to ensure adequate comparability of results.

1.2 Viscosity cups are designed for testing of Newtonian and near-Newtonian liquids. If the test material is non-Newtonian, for example, shear-thinning or thixotropic, another method, such as Test Methods D2196, should be used. Under controlled conditions, comparisons of the viscosity of non-newtonian materials may be helpful, but viscosity determination methods using controlled shear rate or shear stress are preferred.

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 D4212 - 16
TitleStandard Test Method for Viscosity by Dip-Type Viscosity Cups
StatusCurrent
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 Dip cup(s), Flow cup(s), Shell cup(s), Viscosity, Zahn cup(s)
ICS17.060
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages6
File Size149 KB
Price£40.00


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