Department

Primer & Chemical Surface Treatment

Standards, Norms & Specifications

For our research and development activities, if it available we preferably use established methods, norms and standards for the characterization of surfaces, materials and composites. In addition to measurements according to test standards, our range of services also includes customized analyses based on your individual preferences.
The following is a selection of norms and standards:

Sample Preparation and Processing
Mechanical Surface Treatment
DIN 8589-0Manufacturing processes chip removal - Part 0: General; Classification, subdivision, terms and definitions
DIN 8589-17Manufacturing processes chip removal - Part 17: Barrel polishing; Classification, subdivision, terms and definitions
Dispersants
DIN EN ISO 18451-1Pigments, dyestuffs and extenders - Terminology - Part 1: General terms
Test Specimen Production
DIN 53733Testing of plastics - Size reduction of plastic products for test purposes
Powder Coating
DIN 55633Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by powder coating systems - Assessment of powder coating systems and execution of coating
Investigation of Adhesives, Casting Compounds and Composites
General Information
DIN 16946-1Cured casting resins; Testing
DIN 16946-2Cured casting resins; Types
pH Value & Density
DIN EN 1245Adhesives - Determination of pH
DIN EN 542Adhesives - Determination of density
Shore Hardness
DIN ISO 7619-1Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of indentation hardness - Part 1: Durometer method (Shore hardness)
DIN ISO 7619-2Rubber, vulcanized or thermoplastic - Determination of indentation hardness - Part 2: IRHD pocket meter method
DIN 53505 *Testing of rubber and elastomers - Shore A and Shore D hardness testing
Pot Life
DIN EN 14022Structural adhesives - Determination of pot life (processing time) of multicomponent adhesives
Investigation of the Properties of Varnishes and Coatings
Evaluation of Coating Damages
DIN EN ISO 21227-1Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of defects on coated surfaces using optical imaging - Part 1:
General guidance
DIN EN ISO 21227-2Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of defects on coated surfaces using optical imaging - Part 2:
Evaluation procedure for multi-impact stone-chipping test
DIN EN ISO 21227-3Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of defects on coated surfaces using optical imaging - Part 3:
Evaluation of delamination and corrosion around a scribe
DIN EN ISO 21227-4Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of defects on coated surfaces using optical imaging - Part 4:
Evaluation of filiform corrosion
DIN EN ISO 4628-1Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of degradation of coatings - Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance - Part 1: General introduction and designation system
DIN EN ISO 4628-2Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of degradation of coatings - Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance - Part 2: Assessment of degree of blistering
DIN EN ISO 4628-3Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of degradation of coatings - Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance - Part 3: Assessment of degree of rusting
DIN EN ISO 4628-4Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of degradation of coatings - Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance - Part 4: Assessment of degree of cracking
DIN EN ISO 4628-6Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of degradation of coatings - Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance - Part 6: Assessment of degree of chalking by tape method
DIN EN ISO 4628-8Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of degradation of coatings - Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance - Part 8: Assessment of degree of delamination and corrosion around a scribe or other artificial defect
DIN EN ISO 8993Anodizing of aluminium and its alloys - Rating system for the evaluation of pitting corrosion - Chart method
DIN EN ISO 10289Methods for corrosion testing of metallic and other inorganic coatings on metallic substrates - Rating of test specimens and manufactured articles subjected to corrosion tests
Chemical Investigations
DIN EN ISO 3251Paints, varnishes and plastics - Determination of non-volatile-matter content
Mandrel Bending Testing Device and Adhesion Investigations
DIN EN ISO 1519Paints and varnishes - Bend test (cylindrical mandrel)
DIN 53150 *Paints and varnishes  - Determination of the degree of dryness in coatings (modified Bandow-Wolff procedure)
DIN EN ISO 6860Paints and varnishes - Bend test (conical mandrel)
ASTM D1737-85Method of test for elongation of attached organic coatings with cylindrical mandrel apparatus
ASTM D522 / D522M-17Standard test methods for mandrel bend test of attached organic coatings
DIN EN ISO 4624Paints and varnishes - Pull-off test for adhesion
Colorimeter
DIN 53236Colouring materials - Conditions of measurement and evaluation for the determination of colour differences for paint coatings, similar coatings and plastics
DIN 6167Description of yellowness of near-white or near-colourless materials
Cross Cutting Test
DIN EN ISO 2409Paints and varnishes - Cross-cut test
Gloss Level Analysis
DIN EN ISO 2813Paints and varnishes - Determination of gloss value at 20°, 60° and 85°
DIN 67530 *Reflectometer as an auxiliary tool for gloss evaluation on flat coating and plastic surfaces
ASTM D 523Standard test method for specular gloss
BS 3900 (Part D5)British standard methods of test  for paints gloss (specular reflection value)
JIS Z 8741Method of measurement for specular glossiness
DIN EN ISO 2178Non-magnetic coatings on magnetic substrates - Measurement of coating thickness - Magnetic method
DIN EN ISO 2360Non-conductive coatings on non-magnetic electrically conductive base metals - Measurement of coating thickness - Amplitude-sensitive eddy-current method
ASTM B 499Measurement of coating thicknesses by the magnetic method: Nonmagnetic coatings in magnetic basis metals
ASTM D 1400Measurement of dry film thickness of nonmetallic coatings of paint, varnish, lacquer, and related products applied on a nonmagnetic metal base
Grindometer
DIN EN ISO 1524Paints, varnishes and printing inks - Determination of fineness of grind
Surface Tension and Energy
DIN 55660-2Paints and varnishes - Wettability - Part 2: Determination of the free surface energy of solid surfaces by measuring the contact angle
Powder Varnish Chamber
DIN 55633Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by powder coating systems - Assessment of powder coating systems and execution of coating
Hardness and Resistance Testing
DIN EN ISO 6272-1Paints and varnishes - Rapid-deformation (impact resistance) tests - Part 1: Falling-weight test, large-area indenter
DIN EN ISO 2815Paints and varnishes - Buchholz indentation test
DIN EN ISO 1520Paints and varnishes - Cupping test
DIN EN ISO 7784-1Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to abrasion - Part 1: Method with abrasive-paper covered wheels and rotating test specimen
Scratch Resistance and Scribing Tools
ISO 17872Paints and varnishes - Guidelines for the introduction of scribe marks through coatings on metallic panels for corrosion testing
DIN EN ISO 9227Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres - Salt spray tests
DIN EN ISO 1518-1Paints and varnishes - Determination of scratch resistance - Part 1: Constant-loading method
DIN EN ISO 1518-2Paints and varnishes - Determination of scratch resistance - Part 2: Variable-loading method
Coating Thickness Measurement
DIN EN ISO 2178Non-magnetic coatings on magnetic substrates - Measurement of coating thickness - Magnetic method
DIN EN ISO 2360Non-conductive coatings on non-magnetic electrically conductive base metals - Measurement of coating thickness - Amplitude-sensitive eddy-current method
ASTM B 499Standard test method for measurement of coating thicknesses by the magnetic method: Nonmagnetic coatings on magnetic basis metals
ASTM D1400 *Standard test method for nondestructive measurement of dry film thickness of nonconductive coatings applied to a nonferrous metal base
Ultrasonic Device
DIN EN ISO 16810Non-destructive testing - Ultrasonic testing - General principles
Mechanical Investigations
Bending Test
DIN EN ISO 7438Metallic materials - Bend test
DIN EN 20178 *Plastics - Determination of bending properties
DIN EN ISO 178Plastics - Determination of flexural properties
DIN EN ISO 14125Fibre-reinforced plastic composites - Determination of flexural properties
DIN EN 12390-5Testing hardened concrete - Part 5: Flexural strength of test specimens
DIN EN 310Wood-based panels; determination of modulus of elasticity in bending and of bending strength
Pressure / Compression Test
DIN EN ISO 604Plastics - Determination of compressive properties
DIN 52192Testing of wood; Compression test perpendicular to grain
Peel Test
DIN EN ISO 8510-1Adhesives - Peel test for a flexible-bonded-to-rigid test specimen assembly - Part 2: 90 degree peel
DIN EN ISO 8510-2Adhesives - Peel test for a flexible-bonded-to-rigid test specimen assembly - Part 2: 180 degree peel
Tensile / Shear Tests
DIN 50125Testing of metallic materials - Tensile test pieces
DIN EN ISO 6892-1Metallic materials - Tensile testing - Part 1: Method of test at room temperature
DIN EN ISO 527-1Plastics - Determination of tensile properties - Part 1: General principles
DIN 65148Aerospace; Testing of fibre-reinforced plastics; Determination of interlaminar shear strength by tenside test
DIN EN 205Adhesives - Wood adhesives for non-structural applications - Determination of tensile shear strength of lap joints
DIN ISO 1926Rigid foams - mechanical parameters, tensile test
DIN EN ISO 5079Textiles - Fibres - Determination of breaking force and elongation at break of individual fibres
DIN EN ISO 2062Textiles - Yarns from packages - Determination of single-end breaking force and elongation at break using constant rate of extension (CRE) tester
DIN EN ISO 15870Adhesives - Determination of tensile strength of butt joints
Chemical, Climatic and Environmental Resistance
General Information
DIN 50014Standard atmospheres for conditioning and/or testing - Specifications
Climatic Test Chambers
DIN EN 60068-2-1Environmental testing - Part 2-1: Tests - Test A: Cold
DIN EN 60068-2-2Environmental testing - Part 2-2: Tests - Test B: Dry heat
DIN EN 60068-2-30Environmental testing - Part 2-30: Tests - Test Db: Damp heat, cyclic (12 h + 12 h cycle)
DIN EN 60068-2-78Environmental testing - Part 2-78: Tests - Test Cab: Damp heat, steady state
DIN EN 60068-3-1Environmental testing - Part 3-1: Supporting documentation and guidance - Cold and dry heat tests
DIN EN 60068-2-14Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
DIN EN 60068-2-38Environmental testing - Part 2-38: Tests - Test Z/AD: Composite temperature / humidity cyclic test
DIN 50017Climates and their technical application, Condensation water test environments (Klimate und ihre technische Anwendung, Kondenswasser-Prüfklimate)
IPC-TM-650Test methods manual (Umwelttests für sämtliche Formen von gedruckten Schaltungen und Leiterplatten)
MIL StD 883 D
Meth. 1010.7
Test method standard microcircuits
Meth. 1010.7: Temperature cycling
Temperature Shock Chamber
DIN EN 60068-2-14Environmental testing - Part 2-14: Tests - Test N: Change of temperature
DIN EN 60068-3-5Environmental testing - Part 3-5: Supporting documentation and guidance - Confirmation of the performance of temperature chambers
IPC-TM-650Test methods manual (environmental tests for all forms of printed circuits and printed circuit boards)
MIL StD 883 D
Meth. 1010.7; 1011.9
Test method standard microcircuits
Meth. 1010.7: Temperature cycling / Meth. 1011.9: Thermal shock
Humidity Chamber
DIN EN 84Wood preservatives - Accelerated ageing of treated wood prior to biological testing - Leaching procedure
DIN EN 113Wood preservatives - Method of test for determining the protective effectiveness against wood destroying basidiomycetes - Determination of the toxic values
DIN V ENV 807Wood preservatives - Determination of the effectiveness against soft rotting micro-fungi and other soil inhabiting micro-organisms
DIN EN ISO 846Plastics - Evaluation of the action of microorganisms
Salt Spray Chamber / Corrosion Test Chamber
DIN EN ISO 9227Corrosion tests in artificial atmospheres - Salt spray tests
DIN EN ISO 7253 *Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to neutral salt spray
DIN EN ISO 4611Plastics - Determination of the effects of exposure to damp heat, water spray and salt mist
DIN EN ISO 6270-1Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to humidity - Part 1: Condensation (single-sided exposure)
DIN EN ISO 6270-2Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to humidity - Part 2: Condensation (in-cabinet exposure with heated water reservoir)
DIN EN ISO 11997-1Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to cyclic corrosion conditions - Part 1: Wet (salt fog) / dry / humid
DIN EN ISO 11997-2Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to cyclic corrosion conditions - Part 2: Wet (salt fog) / dry / humidity / UV light
DIN EN 60068-2-11Environmental testing - Part 2: Tests; test Ka: Salt mist
DIN ISO 9022-4Optics and photonics - Environmental test methods - Part 4: Salt mist
ASTM B 117Standard practice for operating salt spray (Fog) apparatus
ASTM G-85Standard practice for modified salt spray (Fog) testing
DIN 50905-1Corrosion of metals - Corrosion testing - Part 1: General guidance
DIN 50905-2Corrosion of metals; corrosion testing; corrosion characteristics under uniform corrosion attack
DIN 50905-3Corrosion of metals; corrosion testing; corrosion characteristics under nonuniform and localized corrosion attack without mechanical stress
Water Absorption & Chemical Resistance
DIN EN ISO 62:2008-05Plastics - Determination of water absorption
DIN 53495 *Plastics testing; determination of water absorption
DIN EN ISO 62Plastics - Determination of water absorption
DIN EN ISO 2812-1Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to liquids - Part 1: Immersion in liquids other than water
UV Exposure and Load
DIN EN ISO 4892-2Plastics - Methods of exposure to laboratory light sources - Part 2: Xenon-arc lamps
DIN EN 513Plastics - Poly(vinyl chloride) (PVC) based profiles - Determination of the resistance to artificial weathering
AATCC TM 16Colorfastness to light: Xenon-arc
AATCC TM 169Weather resistance of textiles: Xenon lamp exposure
ASTM G151 - 10Standard practice for exposing nonmetallic materials in accelerated test devices that use laboratory light sources
ASTM G155 - 13Standard practice for operating xenon arc light apparatus for exposure of non- metallic materials
ASTM D6695-16Standard practice for xenon-arc exposures of paint and related coatings
GME 60292Determination of colour fastness and resistance to artificial light
DIN EN ISO 105-B02Textiles - Tests for colour fastness - Part B02: Colour fastness to artificial light: Xenon arc fading lamp test
DIN EN ISO 105-B04Textiles - Tests for colour fastness - Part B04: Colour fastness to artificial weathering: Xenon arc fading lamp test
DIN EN ISO 105-B06Textiles - Tests for colour fastness - Part B06: Colour fastness and ageing to artificial light at high temperatures: Xenon arc fading lamp test
DIN EN ISO 11341Outdoor enclosure for non-weather protected locations in telecommunication, signalling, traffic control systems and low-voltage power supply - Requirements and tests
DIN ISO 3917Road vehicles - Safety glazing materials - Test methods for resistance to radiation, high temperature, humidity, fire and simulated weathering
DIN ISO 12040Graphic technology - Prints and printing inks - Assessment of light fastness using filtered xenon arc light
JASO M 346Material and surface treatment - Light-exposure test method by xenon-arc lamp for automotive interior part
MIL-STD-810Environmental engineering considerations and laboratory tests (environmental test conditions for military equipment)
RAL-GZ 716/1Quality and test specifications for modern, energy-efficient plastic window profile systems (Güte- und Prüfbestimmungen für moderne, energieeffiziente Kunststofffensterprofilsysteme)
VW PV 1303Heißbelichtung von textilen Flächengebilden, Kunststoffteilen, Elastomerteilen, Lacken und anderen Bauteilen der Fahrzeuginnenraumausstattung zur Bestimmung von Farbechtheit und Beständigkeit gegen Licht und Wärme (Hot exposure of textile flat fabrics, plastic components, elastomer elements, varnishes and other components of vehicle interior fittings to determine colour fastness as well as resistance to light and heat)
VW PV 1306Belichtungsprüfung zur Bestimmung der Klebrigkeit an PP-Kunststoffen (light-exposure test to determine the stickiness of PP plastics)
VW PV 3929Nichmetallische Werkstoffe - Bewitterung in trocken-heißem Klima (non-metallic materials - weathering in dry-hot climatic conditions)
VW PV 3930Alterungsverhalten von Kunststoffen durch künstliche Bewitterung und feucht-warmen Klima (ageing behaviour of plastics due to artificial weathering and humid-warm climate)
VDA 621-429Tests for automotive coatings - Weathering test for coulour fastness
VDA 621-430Tests for automotive coatings - Test for resistance to cracking of 2 layers metallic clear coats
VDA 75202Automotive interior materials - colourfastness and ageing test against light at high temperature: xenon arc
GMW 3414 TMTest method for artificial weathering of automotive interior trim materials
Thermal Analysis
General Information
DIN EN 51005Thermal analysis (TA) - Vocabulary
DSC / DTA
DIN EN ISO 11357-1Plastics - Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) - Part 1: General principles
ISO 11357-2Plastics - Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) - Part 2: Determination of glass transition temperature and glass transition step height
DIN EN ISO 16805Binders for paints and varnishes - Determination of glass transition temperature
DIN 51007Thermal analysis - Differential thermal analysis (DTA) and differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) - General principles
DIN 51004Thermal analysis - Determination of melting temperatures of crystalline substances by differential thermal analysis (DTA)
TGA
DIN 51006Thermal analysis (TA) - Thermogravimetry (TG) - Principles
DIN EN ISO 11358Plastics - Thermogravimetry (TG) of polymers
ISO 218870Ingredients for rubber - Carbon black determination of weight loss by heating via thermogravimetry
DMA
DIN EN ISO 6721-1Plastics - Determination of dynamic mechanical properties - Part 1: General principles
ASTM E 1640Standard test method for assignment of the glass transition temperature by dynamic mechanical analysis
ASTM D 5024Standard test method for plastics: Dynamic mechanical properties: In compression
TMA / Dilatometer
ISO 11359-1Plastics - Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) - Part 1: General principles
DIN 53752 *Determination of the coefficient of linear thermal expansion
ISO 11359-2Plastics - Thermomechanical analysis (TMA) - Part 2: Determination of coefficient of linear thermal expansion and glass transition temperature
Thermal Conductivity Analysis
ISO 22007-2Plastics - Determination of thermal conductivity and thermal diffusivity - Part 2: Transient plane heat source (hot disc) method
Electronic / Electrostatic Analysis by means of TERA Ohmmeter
TERA Ohmmeter
DIN EN 61340-5-1Electrostatics - Part 5-1: Protection of electronic devices from electrostatic phenomena - General requirements
DIN EN 61340-2-3Electrostatics - Part 2-3: Methods of test for determining the resistance and resistivity of solid materials used to avoid electrostatic charge accumulation
DIN EN 61340-4-1Electrostatics - Part 4-1: Standard test methods for specific applications - Electrical resistance of floor coverings and installed floors
DIN EN 62631-3-1Dielectric and resistive properties of solid insulating materials - Part 3-1: Determination of resistive properties (DC methods) - Volume resistance and volume resistivity - General method
DIN EN 62631-3-2Dielectric and resistive properties of solid insulating materials - Part 3-2: Determination of resistive properties (DC Methods) - Surface resistance and surface resistivity
DIN 54345-1Testing of textiles - Electrostatic behaviour; Determination of electrical resistance
DIN 65181Aerospace - Measurement of electrical surface resistance of conductive layers

* withdrawn standards, norms or specifications

 

Dr. Joerg Leuthaeusser

Head of Department
Primer and Chemical Surface Treatment

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