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Paints & Sealants - Standards & Publications

SABS provides a range of standards covering the demands of the Paints & Sealants industry, from quality management systems to test methods for specific materials or parts. These will help your organization to enhance customer satisfaction, meet regulatory, safety and reliability requirements, and ensure consistency of quality throughout the supply chain.

Related Standards & Publications

SANS 3668

Paints and varnishes - Visual comparison of the colour of paints

SANS 5192

Pigment content of paints and pastes with a non-aqueous solvent base

SANS 5193

Volatile and non-volatile matter content of paints, lacquers, and varnishes (glass-slide method)

SANS 5194

Volatile and non-volatile matter content of paints, varnishes, putties, and pastes (dish method)

SANS 5196

Water content of paints, varnishes, and putties (Dean and Stark method)

SANS 174

Paints and varnishes - Examination and preparation of samples for testing

SANS 176

Paints and varnishes - Surface-drying test - Ballotini method

SANS 7724-1

Paints and varnishes - Colorimetry Part 1: Principles

SANS 7724-3

Paints and varnishes - Colorimetry Part 3: Calculation of colour differences

SANS 7724-2

Paints and varnishes - Colorimetry Part 2: Colour measurement

SANS 3270

Paints and varnishes and their raw materials - Temperatures and humidities for conditioning and testing

SANS 9117

Paints and varnishes - Determination of through-dry state and through-dry time - Method of test

SANS 5156

Resistance to natural weathering of paint films

SANS 5573

Pesticides: insecticidal oil-based space sprays in low-pressurized dispensers: determination of staining effect on painted surfaces

SANS 684

Structural steel paint

SANS 2813

Paints and varnishes - Determination of specular gloss of non-metallic paint films at 20?, 60? and 85?

SANS 2814

Paints and varnishes - Comparison of contrast ratio (hiding power) of paints of the same type and colour

SANS 7253

Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to neutral salt spray (fog)

SANS 2811-1

Paints and varnishes - Determination of density Part 1: Pyknometer method

SANS 12944-1

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 1: General introduction

SANS 12944-2

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 2: Classification of environments

SANS 12944-3

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 3: Design considerations

SANS 12944-4

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 4: Types of surface and surface preparation

SANS 12944-5

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 5: Protective paint systems

SANS 12944-6

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 6: Laboratory performance test methods

SANS 12944-7

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 7: Execution and supervision of paint work

SANS 12944-8

Paints and varnishes - Corrosion protection of steel structures by protective paint systems Part 8: Development of specifications for new work and maintenance

SANS 3233

Paints and varnishes - Determination of percentage volume of non-volatile matter by measuring the density of a dried coating

SANS 552

Paint-rollers including handle-frames and refills

SANS 5033

Application of paint by spraying

SANS 5034

Application of paint by flowing

SANS 802

Bituminous aluminium paint

SANS 1214

Aluminium pigment paste for paints

SANS 6319

Detergents and cleaning agents - Determination of the effect on painted surfaces

SANS 515

Decorative paint for interior use

SANS 683

Roof paints

SANS 15528

Paints, varnishes and raw materials for paints and varnishes - Sampling

SANS 6258

Paints and varnishes - Determination of wet-scrub resistance, washability and cleanability of coatings

SANS 5153

Paints and varnishes - Determination of viscosity by means of a Stormer viscometer

SANS 6280

Paints and varnishes - Application by dipping

SANS 5154

Colour of paint films by visual comparison

SANS 5157

Resistance to humidity of paint films

SANS 5159

Adhesion of paint and varnish films (cross-cut test)

SANS 5164

Dilution stability of paints for brush application

SANS 5165

Dilution stability of paints for spray application

SANS 6259

Paints and varnishes - Determination of brush and roller application properties

SANS 5175

Paints and varnishes - Determination of washability (brush method)

SANS 5148

Paints and varnishes - Determination of through-dry state and through-dry time

SANS 5037

Paints and varnishes - Application by applicator blade

SANS 6279

Paints and varnishes - Determination of residue on sieve

SANS 177

Paints and varnishes - Bend test (cylindrical mandrel)

SANS 11890-1

Paints and varnishes - Determination of volatile organic compound (VOC) content Part 1: Difference method

SANS 11890-2

Paints and varnishes - Determination of volatile organic compound (VOC) content Part 2: Gas-chromatographic method

SANS 731-1

Road markings Part 1: Single-pack solvent-borne paints

SANS 5123

Paints and varnishes - Apparent water absorption of paint films

SANS 5044

Paints and varnishes - Spraying properties of paints

SANS 5146

Paints and varnishes - Resistance to impact of paint films

SANS 5167

Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to cold water

SANS 5142

Paints and varnishes - Sanding properties of paint films

SANS 279

Paints and varnishes - Scratch test

SANS 5168

Resistance to hot water of paint and varnish films

SANS 5170

Resistance to acid of paint and varnish films

SANS 5172

Resistance to petrol of paint and varnish films

SANS 5173

Resistance to alcohol of paint and varnish films

SANS 5174

Dry hiding power of paints

SANS 6270-1

Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to humidity Part 1: Continuous condensation

SANS 5126

Viscosity of binders for paints

SANS 5770

Preparation of steel substrates before the application of paints and related products - Test for the assessment of cleanliness of blast-cleaned steel surfaces - Freedom from certain soluble salts

SANS 5771

Preparation of steel substrates before the application of paints and related products - Test for the assessment of cleanliness of blast-cleaned steel surfaces - Detection of residual millscale

SANS 5772

Preparation of steel substrates before the application of paints and related products - Surface roughness characteristics of blast-cleaned steel surfaces - Profile of blast-cleaned surfaces determined by a micrometer profile gauge

SANS 5775

Preparation of steel substrates before the application of paints and related products - Surface roughness characteristics of blast-cleaned steel surfaces - Profile of blast-cleaned surfaces determined by metallographic section

SANS 5768

Preparation of steel substrates before the application of paints and related products - Test for the assessment of cleanliness of blast-cleaned steel surfaces - Photo-electric reflectance measurement

SANS 4628-1

Paints 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

SANS 4628-2

Paints 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

SANS 4628-3

Paints 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

SANS 4628-4

Paints 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

SANS 4628-5

Paints and varnishes - Evaluation of degradation of coatings - Designation of quantity and size of defects, and of intensity of uniform changes in appearance Part 5: Assessment of degree of flaking

SANS 5166

Absorption value of paints

SANS 167

Resistance to laboratory artificial weathering of paint films

SANS 5039

Oven-drying or baking of paint test panels

SANS 5040

Aging of paint test panels

SANS 5560

Pigment volume concentration of paints with a non-aqueous solvent base

SANS 5136

Paints and varnishes - Resistance to sheen development of paint films

SANS 5137

Paints and varnishes - Daylight 45?, 0? luminous directional reflectance of surface coatings and pigments

SANS 5127

Paints and varnishes - General appearance of oils and clear varnishes

SANS 5561

Rosin acids content of paint vehicles

SANS 5464

Paints and varnishes - Wet hiding power (brush-out method)

SANS 682

Aluminium paint

SANS 1247

Aluminium pigments for paints

SANS 5048

Recoating properties of paints

SANS 5050

Density of paints

SANS 5051

Relative density of (low-viscosity) binders and oils for paints

SANS 5030

Paints and varnishes - Panels for testing: Fibre-cement panels

SANS 940

Emulsion roof paint

SANS 10305-1

Painting of buildings Part 1: Paint and paint selection

SANS 10305-2

Painting of buildings Part 2: Paint application and defects

SANS 10305-3

Painting of buildings Part 3: Paint types

SANS 10305-4

Painting of buildings Part 4: Painting of walls, ceilings and cladding

SANS 10305-5

Painting of buildings Part 5: Painting of roofs and steel structures

SANS 10305-6

Painting of buildings Part 6: Painting of wood

SANS 5022

Panels for paint tests: cold-rolled steel (acid-pickled)

SANS 5026

Panels for paint tests: galvanized iron (acid treated)

SANS 5028

Panels for paint tests: wood (untreated)

SANS 178

Paints, varnishes and printing inks - Determination of fineness of grind

SANS 175

Paints and varnishes - Standard panels for testing

SANS 731-2

Road markings Part 2: Single-pack water-borne paints

SANS 5125

Paints and varnishes - Determination of viscosity by means of an efflux cup

SANS 6261

Paints and varnishes - Determination of coefficient of retro-reflected luminance by means of a portable retro-reflectometer

SANS 5160

Paints and varnishes - Temperature stability

SANS 6248

Paints and varnishes - Determination of traffic wear index

SANS 6260

Paints and varnishes - Determination of skid resistance

SANS 801

Epoxy-tar paints

SANS 5767

Cleanliness of blast-cleaned steel surfaces for painting (assessed by pictorial standards)

SANS 5769

Cleanliness of blast-cleaned steel surfaces for painting (assessed by freedom from dust and debris)

SANS 5773

Profile of blast-cleaned steel surfaces for painting (determined by differential microscopic focusing)

SANS 5774

Profile of blast-cleaned steel surfaces for painting (determined by the replica technique)

SANS 1586

Emulsion paints

SANS 436

Water-resistant aluminium finishing paint

SANS 1323

Non-flammable and water-rinsable solvent-based paint removers

SANS 6504-3

Paints and varnishes - Determination of hiding power Part 3: Determination of contrast ratio of light-coloured paints at a fixed spreading rate

SANS 3251

Paints, varnishes and plastics - Determination of non-volatile-matter content

SANS 4628-6

Paints 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

SANS 8502-3

Preparation of steel substrates before application of paint and related products - Tests for the assessment of surface cleanliness Part 3: Assessment of dust on steel surfaces prepared for painting (pressure-sensitive tape method)

SANS 4624

Paints and varnishes - Pull-off test for adhesion

SANS 5120

Leafing properties of aluminium paint

SANS 5121

Water covering capacity of aluminium pigment for paint

SANS 681

Undercoats for paints

SANS 2409

Paints and varnishes - Cross-cut test

SANS 2808

Paints and varnishes - Determination of film thickness

SANS 8502-2

Preparation of steel substrates before application of paint and related products - Tests for the assessment of surface cleanliness Part 2: Laboratory determination of chloride on cleaned surfaces

SANS 8502-5

Preparation of steel substrates before application of paint and related products - Tests for the assessment of surface cleanliness Part 5: Measurement of chloride on steel surfaces prepared for painting (ion detection tube method)

SANS 8501-3

Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products - Visual assessment of surface cleanliness Part 3: Preparation grades of welds, edges and other areas with surface imperfections

SANS 1091 SET

National colour standards for paints. Standard shade cards

SANS 165

Paints and varnishes - Determination of long-term storage stability (6 or 12 months)

SANS 166

Resistance to salt fog of paint films

SANS 5147

Resistance to scratching of paint films

SANS 5149

Paints and varnishes - Determination of resistance to skinning

SANS 901

Paint and varnish brushes (flat type)

SANS 630

Decorative high gloss enamel paints

SANS 173

Paints and varnishes - Sampling of products in liquid or paste form

SANS 8179-2

Ductile iron pipes - External zinc coating Part 2: Zinc rich paint with finishing layer

SANS 5132

Colour stability of paint films in the dark (resistance to yellowing)

SANS 5138

Colour stability of paint films

SANS 552-1

Paint-rollers Part 1: Handle-frames for paint-rollers

SANS 552-2

Paint-rollers Part 2: Type 1 (woolskin type) refills for paint-rollers

SANS 552-3

Paint-rollers Part 3: Type 2 (pile fabric) refills for paint-rollers

SANS 5156

Resistance to natural weathering of paint films

SANS 684

Structural steel paint

SANS 5166

Absorption value of paints

SANS 5045

Spraying properties of distempers and emulsion paints