ASTM Protective Coatings Subcommittee publishes new test method.
Press Release Summary:
March 11, 2011 - Developed by Subcommittee D01.46 on Industrial Protective Coatings, ASTM D7682 standard fulfills need within concrete surface preparation field for means of measuring and permanently replicating profile of concrete-coated building surface. Technique uses replica putty to make impressions of concrete surfaces for either visual comparison or for quantifying surface roughness. Standard will be useful to coating inspectors, contractors, coating manufacturers, and engineers.
Original Press Release
ASTM Industrial Protective Coatings Subcommittee Publishes New Test Method
Press release date: March 9, 2011
- Coating inspectors can retain profile replicas that can be viewed or measured on-site, prior to coating application, and used as a pass/fail test of whether surface preparations meet specifications;
- Owners can retain replicas should a failure occur;
- Contractors can retain replicas for verification of adherence to the specification's required anchor profile ranges;
- Coating manufacturers can designate within the product data sheet the range requirements for the coating being used on the project, and
- Engineers can write specifications utilizing the coating manufacturer's product data sheets that designate a profile range for the required coating. To purchase ASTM standards, visit www.astm.org and search by the standard designation number, or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; email@example.com). ASTM International welcomes and encourages participation in the development of its standards. For more information on becoming an ASTM member, visit www.astm.org/JOIN. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. ASTM Committee D01 Next Meeting: June 19-21, 2011, Baltimore, Md.
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