ASTM-D1535 Standard Practice for Specifying Color by the Munsell System

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1.1 This practice provides a means of specifying the colors of objects in terms of the Munsell color order system, a system based on the color-perception attributes hue, lightness, and chroma. The practice is limited to opaque objects, such as painted surfaces viewed in daylight by an observer having normal color vision. This practice provides a simple visual method as an alternative to the more precise and more complex method based on spectrophotometry and the CIE system (see Practices E308 and E1164). Provision is made for conversion of CIE data to Munsell notation.

1.2 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.3 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.

Keywords

color; Munsell; Munsell color order system; Munsell notation;; ICS Number Code 17.180.20 (Colours and measurement of light); 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

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06.01 (Paint -- Tests for Chemical, Physical, and Optical Properties; Appearance)

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17.180.20 (Colours and measurement of light)

87.040 (Paints and varnishes Including coating powders, paint coatings and protective paint systems)

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Document Number

ASTM-D1535-14(2018)

Revision Level

2014 R18 EDITION

Status

Current

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

May 1, 2018

Document Type

Practice

Page Count

41 pages

Committee Number

E12.07