ISO 2811-1-2016 Paints and varnishes – Determination of density

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ISO 2811-1-2016 Paints and varnishes – Determination of density

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The committee responsible for this document is ISO/TC 35, Paints and Varnishes, Subcommittee SC 9, Common Test Methods for Paints and varnishes.

The third edition cancels and replaces the second edition (ISO 2811-1:2011), which was technically revised with the following changes:

a) The accuracy information of the analytical balance (6.2) and thermometer (6.3) has been changed;

b) The requirement that the sample is free of bubbles is increased;

c) The spelling of the pycnometer has been corrected.

ISO 2811-1-2016 Paints and varnishes – Determination of density

ISO 2811 consists of the following parts, under the general heading Paints and varnishes – Determination of density:

– Part 1: Pycnometer method

– Part 2: Immersion (plunge) method

– Part 3: Oscillation method

– Part 4: Pressure cup method

1 Range
This part of ISO 2811 specifies methods for determining the density of paints, varnishes and related products using metal or Gay-Lussac pygometers.

The method is limited to materials with low or medium viscosity at test temperatures. Hubbard bottles (see ISO 3507) can be used for high viscosity materials.

ISO 2811-1-2016 Paints and varnishes – Determination of density

2 Normative references
All or part of the following documents are referred to normatively in this document and are required for their application. For dated references, only the cited version applies. For undated references, a new version of the reference (including any revisions) applies.

ISO 1513, Paints and varnishes – Examination and preparation of test samples

ISO 3696, analytical laboratory water – Specifications and test methods

ISO 15528, Paints, varnishes and raw materials for paints and varnishes – Sampling

3 Terms and definitions
For the purposes of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.

3.1 Density ρ

Mass divided by the volume of a part of the material

Note 1: It is expressed in grams per cubic centimeter.

ISO 2811-1-2016 Paints and varnishes – Determination of density

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