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D609 Standard Practice for Preparation of Cold-Rolled Steel Panels for Testing Paint, Varnish, Conversion Coatings, and Related Coating Products

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Revision Date: August 02, 2012
Updated On: October 01, 2012
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1.1 This practice covers various types of cold rolled steel panels and the procedures to be followed in their preparation for testing paint, varnish, lacquer, conversion coatings, and related products.

1.2 The procedures are as follows: Procedure A -Conversion coatings (phosphates, chromates, etc.) Procedure B -Vapor degreasing Procedure C -Solvent brushing Procedure D -Solvent wiping Procedure E -Alkaline cleaning

1.3 This standard does not purport to address 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.

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