ASTM-D868 Standard Practice for Determination of Degree of Bleeding of Traffic Paint

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Standard Practice for Determination of Degree of Bleeding of Traffic Paint



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1.1 The photographic reference standards that are part of this test method are representative of the degrees of bleeding of traffic or pavement marking paints. The standards are intended primarily for comparative evaluation in the laboratory.

1.2 Bleeding as defined is the only type of discoloration in this test method.

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.>


Appearance of materials; Bleeding; Road service testing; Traffic paint; Visual examination-paints/related coatings/materials; evaluating degree of bleeding of traffic/pavement marking paint, test; ICS Number Code 87.040 (Paints and varnishes); 93.080.30 (Road equipment and installations)

To find similar documents by ASTM Volume:

06.02 (Paint -- Products and Applications; Protective Coatings; Pipeline Coatings)

To find similar documents by classification:

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

93.080.30 (Road equipment and installations Including road traffic warning and control systems, devices and installations (speed controls, traffic signal installations, vehicle loop detectors, pavement markers, manholes, etc.))

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Feb. 2, 2021

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Test Method

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3 pages

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