ASTM International - ASTM D3363-00
Standard Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test
|Publication Date:||10 March 2000|
|ICS Code (Paints and varnishes):||87.040|
1.1 This test method covers a procedure for rapid, inexpensive determination of the film hardness of an organic coating on a substrate in terms of drawing leads or pencil leads of known hardness.
1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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.