Astm D 4828 – 94 (Reapproved 2003)e1 pdf free download

Standard Test Methods for
Practical Washability of Organic Coatings1

This standard is issued under the fixed designation D 4828; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of
original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of the last revision. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. A
superscript epsilon (e) indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.

1. Scope

1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the
the relative ease of removal of common soil and stains from
interior coatings by manual or mechanical washing with a
sponge and a liquid or powder cleanser.

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

1.3 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

2.1 ASTM Standards:
D 1193 Specification for Reagent Water2
D 3450 Test Method for Washability Properties of Interior
Architectural Coatings3
D 3924 Specification for Standard Environment for Conditioning and Testing Paint, Varnish, Lacquers, and Related

3. Summary of Test Method

3.1 The test material is applied to a plastic panel and
allowed to dry for 7 days or as mutually agreed. Soilants or
stains, or both, are applied to the film. The film is washed for
up to 100 cycles using a sponge and a liquid or powder
cleanser. After rinsing and drying, the panel is evaluated for the
degree of soil or stain removal, erosion, and any change in
gloss/sheen or color between the washed and unwashed area.

4. Significance and Use

4.1 Interior architectural paints are subjected in use to
soiling by dirt or other stains. This test method provides a way

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