ASTM F1037 - 18 - Standard Test Method for Visual Rating of Appearance of Resilient Floors

ASTM F1037 - 18

Standard Test Method for Visual Rating of Appearance of Resilient Floors

Status : Current   Published : January 2018



1.1 This test method is intended to provide a numerical rating system for classification of resilient floors during the various stages of their wear life in relation to their condition, as perceived by a knowledgeable user.

1.2 This test method is intended to allow comparison between two or more samples or groups of samples for differences in visual appearance.

1.3 This method provides recommended viewing conditions and lighting for rating visual differences between samples or groups of samples.

1.4 This method can be utilized to evaluate change in visual appearance before and after some specified test condition exposure, for example, in service wear due to foot traffic, or other tests where change in appearance might occur.

1.5 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

1.6  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.7  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM F1037 - 18
TitleStandard Test Method for Visual Rating of Appearance of Resilient Floors
Publication Date01 January 2018
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 Appearance, gloss, maintenance, resilient floors, visual rating
File Size159 KB

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