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ASTM F1178 - 11 standard specification for performance of enameling system, baking, metal joiner work and furniture


Source: ASTM International

This specification covers performance of enameling system and baking primer on metal joiner work and furniture. Specification includes procedures for cleaning, degreasing, enameling, and texturing. Performance criteria shall include test panel description, primer test panel preparation, salt spray exposure, blistering resistance, corrosion resistance, enamel test panel preparation, gloss, hardness, paint cure, adhesion, flexibility, impact resistance, and color stability.

This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

1. Scope

1.1 This specification covers the performance of a baking primer and enamel on metal for use on fabricated metal products, including marine furniture and joiner work.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The metric (SI) units, given in parentheses, are for information only.

1.3 Painting facilities shall comply with all applicable Federal and State regulations regarding emissions and waste disposal.

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.

2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately)

ASTM Standards
A653/A653M Specification for Steel Sheet, Zinc-Coated (Galvanized) or Zinc-Iron Alloy-Coated (Galvannealed) by the Hot-Dip Process
A1008/A1008M Specification for Steel, Sheet, Cold-Rolled, Carbon, Structural, High-Strength Low-Alloy, High-Strength Low-Alloy with Improved Formability, Solution Hardened, and Bake Hardenable
B117 Practice for Operating Salt Spray (Fog) Apparatus
B209 Specification for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Sheet and Plate
D522 Test Methods for Mandrel Bend Test of Attached Organic Coatings
D1186 Test Methods for Nondestructive Measurement of Dry Film Thickness of Nonmagnetic Coatings Applied to a Ferrous Base
D1400 Test Method for Nondestructive Measurement of Dry Film Thickness of Nonconductive Coatings Applied to a Nonferrous Metal Base
D3359 Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test
D3363 Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test

American Institute of Steel Construction Manual

Code of Federal Regulations
40 CFR 60 Subpart EE--Standard of Performance for Surface Coating of Metal Furniture

Index Terms

baking finish; baking primer; enamel; fabricated metal products; joiner work; marine; marine furniture; metal painting; ship: Adhesion--paints/related coatings/materials; Air dry touch-up enamel; Application; Baking primer/enamel; Cleaning agents/processes--specifications; Curing characteristics; Degreasing; Enamel coatings; Fabricated materials--specifications; Furniture--marine applications; Gloss; Impact resistance; Metal industry; Metallic hardness; Performance--marine (shipboard) materials/applications; Pretreatment; Primers--specifications; Shipboard materials/applications--specifications; Shipbuilding materials (general)--specifications; Visual examination--steel;

ICS Code

ICS Number Code 25.220.01 (Surface treatment and coating in general)

DOI: 10.1520/F1178-11

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