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ASTM International - ASTM D523-89(2008)

Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 February 2008
Status: inactive
Page Count: 5
ICS Code (Rubber and plastics products in general): 83.140.01
significance And Use:

Gloss is associated with the capacity of a surface to reflect more light in some directions than in others. The directions associated with mirror (or specular) reflection normally have the highest... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the specular gloss of nonmetallic specimens for glossmeter geometries of 60, 20, and 85° (1-7).

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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.

Document History

May 1, 2018
Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss
5.1 Gloss is associated with the capacity of a surface to reflect more light in directions close to the specular than in others. Measurements by this test method correlate with visual observations of...
January 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss
5.1 Gloss is associated with the capacity of a surface to reflect more light in directions close to the specular than in others. Measurements by this test method correlate with visual observations of...
June 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss
Gloss is associated with the capacity of a surface to reflect more light in directions close to the specular than in others. Measurements by this test method correlate with visual observations of...
ASTM D523-89(2008)
February 1, 2008
Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss
Gloss is associated with the capacity of a surface to reflect more light in some directions than in others. The directions associated with mirror (or specular) reflection normally have the highest...
May 10, 1999
Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss
Gloss is associated with the capacity of a surface to reflect more light in some directions than in others. The directions associated with mirror (or specular) reflection normally have the highest...
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