EN ISO 11127-4:2020

Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products - Test methods for non-metallic blast-cleaning abrasives - Part 4: Assessment of hardness by a glass slide test (ISO 11127-4:2020)

Publication date:   Feb 18, 2021

General information

60.60 Standard published   Oct 28, 2020


CEN/TC 139 Paints and varnishes

European Norm

25.220.10   Surface preparation



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This document specifies a method of assessing of whether a non-metallic blast-cleaning abrasive has a minimum hardness of 6 on Mohs' scale.
This document is a part of the ISO 11127 series dealing with the sampling and testing of non-metallic abrasives for blast-cleaning.
The types of non-metallic abrasive and requirements on each are contained in the ISO 11126 series.
The ISO 11126 and ISO 11127 series have been drafted as a coherent set of International Standards on non-metallic blast-cleaning abrasives. Information on all parts of both series is given in Annex A.
NOTE The test described in this document is a pass/fail test and is not a method for the accurate determination of hardness.

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EN ISO 11127-4:2011


EN ISO 11127-4:2020
60.60 Standard published
Oct 28, 2020