This standard elaborates the methods used to determine the physical and chemical properties of paint, varnish, lacquer, and related materials.
The purpose of this standard is to establish standardized testing methodologies and to eliminate unnecessary or undesirable variations in test results when evaluating a product’s adherence to specification requirements. If any variation or modification of the methods established in this standard is required by any specification, the procedures listed in the specification will take precedence. Any conflict between this standard and any particular
specification will be resolved in favor of the specification.