26.11.39.02

.02 Test Methods—Incorporation by Reference.

A. In this chapter, the following documents are incorporated by reference.

B. Documents Incorporated.

(1) Fire-Resistance Rating. The fire-resistance rating of a fire-resistive coating shall be determined by ASTM Test Method E119-08, “Standard Test Methods for Fire Tests of Building Construction and Materials”.

(2) Gloss Determination. The gloss of a coating shall be determined by ASTM Test Method D523-89(1999), “Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss”.

(3) Metal Content of Coatings. The metallic content of a coating shall be determined by South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Method 318-95, “Determination of Weight Percent Elemental Metal in Coatings by X-Ray Diffraction”, (Approved July 1996) SCAQMD “Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Enforcement Samples”.

(4) Acid Content of Coatings. The acid content of a coating shall be determined by ASTM Test Method D1613-06, “Standard Test Method for Acidity in Volatile Solvents and Chemical Intermediates Used in Paint, Varnish, Lacquer, and Related Products”.

(5) Exempt Compounds—Siloxanes. Exempt compounds that are cyclic, branched, or linear, completely methylated siloxanes, shall be analyzed as exempt compounds by methods referenced in ASTM D3960-05 “Standard Practice for Determining Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content of Paints and Related Coatings” or Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) Method 43, “Determination of Volatile Methylsiloxanes in Solvent Based Coatings, Inks and Related Materials,” BAAQMD Manual of Procedures, Volume III, adopted November 6, 1996.

(6) Exempt Compounds—Parachlorobenzotrifluoride (PCBTF). The exempt compound parachlorobenzotrifluoride, shall be analyzed by methods referenced in ASTM D3960-05 “Standard Practice for Determining Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content of Paints and Related Coatings” or BAAQMD Method 41 “Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds in Solvent Based Coatings and Related Materials Containing Parachlorobenzotrifluoride,” BAAQMD Manual of Procedures, Volume III, adopted December 20, 1995.

(7) Exempt Compounds. The content of compounds exempt under U.S. EPA Method 24 shall be analyzed by methods referenced in ASTM D3960-05 “Standard Practice for Determining Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Content of Paints and Related Coatings” or South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) Method 303-91 “Determination of Exempt Compounds (Revised 1993)”, SCAQMD Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Enforcement Samples.

(8) VOC Content of Coatings. The VOC content of a coating shall be determined by U.S. EPA Method 24 as it exists in Appendix A-7 of 40 CFR Part 60, “Determination of Volatile Matter Content, Water Content, Density, Volume Solids, and Weight Solids of Surface Coatings”.

(9) Alternative VOC Content of Coatings. The VOC content of coatings may be analyzed by either U.S. EPA Method 24 as it exists in Appendix A-7 of 40 CFR Part 60, “Determination of Volatile Matter Content, Water Content, Density, Volume Solids, and Weight Solids of Surface Coatings” or SCAQMD Method 304-91 “Determination of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) in Various Materials (Revised 1996)”, SCAQMD “Laboratory Methods of Analysis for Enforcement Samples”.

(10) Methacrylate Traffic Marking Coatings. The VOC content of methacrylate multicomponent coatings used as traffic marking coatings shall be analyzed by the procedures in 40 CFR Part 59, Subpart D, Appendix A, “Determination of Volatile Matter Content of Methacrylate Multicomponent Coatings Used as Traffic Marking Coatings”.

(11) Radiation Resistance—Nuclear Coatings. The radiation resistance of a nuclear coating shall be determined by ASTM D4082-02 “Standard Test Method for Effects of Gamma Radiation on Coatings for Use in Light-Water Nuclear Power Plants”

(12) Chemical Resistance—Nuclear Coatings. The chemical resistance of nuclear coatings shall be determined by ASTM D3912-95(2001) “Standard Test Method for Chemical Resistance of Coatings Used in Light-Water Nuclear Power Plants”.

(13) Hydrostatic Pressure for Basement Specialty Coatings. The hydrostatic pressure resistance for basement specialty coatings shall be analyzed using ASTM D7088-04, “Standard Practice for Resistance to Hydrostatic Pressure for Coatings Used in Below Grade Applications Applied to Masonry”.

(14) Tub and Tile refinishing Coating Adhesion. The adhesion of tub and tile coating shall be determined by ASTM D4585-99, “Standard Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings Using Controlled Condensation” and ASTM D3359-02, “Standard Test Methods for Measuring Adhesion by Tape Test”.

(15) Tub and Tile Refinish Coating Hardness. The hardness of tub and tile refinish coating shall be determined by ASTM D3363-05, “Standard Test Method for Film Hardness by Pencil Test”.

(16) Tub and Tile Refinish Coating Abrasion Resistance. Abrasion resistance of tub and tile refinish coating shall be analyzed by ASTM D4060-07, “Standard Test Methods for Abrasion Resistance of Organic Coatings by the Taber Abraser”.

(17) Tub and Tile Refinish Coating Water Resistance. Water resistance of tub and tile refinish coatings shall be determined by ASTM D4585-99, “Standard Practice for Testing Water Resistance of Coatings Using Controlled Condensation” and ASTM D714-02e1, “Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Blistering of Paints”.

(18) Waterproofing Membrane. Waterproofing membrane shall be tested by ASTM C836-06, “Standard Specification for High Solids Content, Cold Liquid-Applied Elastomeric Waterproofing Membrane for Use with Separate Wearing Course”.

(19) Mold and Mildew Growth for Basement Specialty Coatings. Mold and mildew growth resistance for basement specialty coatings shall be determined by ASTM D3273-00, “Standard Test Method for Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings in an Environmental Chamber” and ASTM D3274-95, “Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Surface Disfigurement of Paint Films by Microbial (Fungal or Algal) Growth or Soil and Dirt Accumulation”.

(20) Reactive Penetrating Sealer Water Repellency. Reactive penetrating sealer water repellency shall be analyzed by ASTM C67-07, “Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Brick and Structural Clay Tile”; or ASTM C97-02, “Standard Test Methods for Absorption and Bulk Specific Gravity of Dimension Stone”; or ASTM C140-06, “Standard Test Methods for Sampling and Testing Concrete Masonry Units and Related Units”.

(21) Reactive Penetrating Sealer Water Vapor Transmission. Reactive penetrating sealer water vapor transmission shall be analyzed ASTM E96/E96M-05, “Standard Test Method for Water Vapor Transmission of Materials”.

(22) Reactive Penetrating Sealer — Chloride Screening Applications. Reactive penetrating sealers shall be analyzed by National Cooperative Highway Research Report 244 (1981), “Concrete Sealers for the Protection of Bridge Structures”.

(23) Stone Consolidants. Stone consolidants shall be tested using ASTM E2167-01, “Standard Guide for Selection and Use of Stone Consolidants”.