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ASTM D4942

2011 Edition, June 1, 2011

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Standard Test Methods for Water Pickup of Lithographic Printing Inks and Vehicles in a Laboratory Mixer

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  • Revision: 2011 Edition, June 1, 2011
  • Published Date: June 1, 2011
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 4
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

These test methods cover two procedures for determining the amount of water picked up by lithographic printing inks in a laboratory mixer.

Test Method A covers single-point water pickup; Test Method B covers the rate of water pickup. Both test methods are applicable to any printing ink and vehicle intended for the lithographic printing process.

The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

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.

*A Summary of Changes section appears at the end of this standard.