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Standard Test Method for Consistency of Paints Measuring Krebs Unit (KU) Visosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer

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Standard Test Method for Consistency of Paints Measuring Krebs Unit (KU) Viscosity Using a Stormer-Type Viscometer


1.1 This test method covers the measurement of Krebs Unit (KU) viscosity to evaluatet the consistency of paints and related coatings using the Stormer-type viscometer.

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

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.


consistency; Krebs units (KU); Stormer-type viscometer; viscosity; ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes)

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

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

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Revision Level

1981 R97(E1) EDITION



Modification Type

Reapproval with Ed Change

Publication Date

Sept. 1, 1997

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

6 pages

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