ASTM International - ASTM C743-87(1998)
Standard Test Method for Continuity of Porcelain Enamel Coatings
|Publication Date:||10 November 1998|
|ICS Code (Enamels):||25.220.50|
1.1 Porcelain enamel coatings are applied to metals to provide protection from corrosion as well as to enhance their appearance. This test method permits the easy detection of discontinuities and areas of light coverage, not readily seen by visual inspection, which limit the protection to the substrate. Somewhat similar tests applicable to the thicker glass coatings used for chemical reaction vessels are found in Test Methods C536 and C537.
1.2 Values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. Inch-pound units are provided for information only.
1.3 This standard may involve hazardous materials, operations, and equipment. This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems 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.