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Pencil hardness according to DIN EN ISO 15184 / ASTM D3363

This test method covers a procedure for rapid determination of hardness of an organic coating on a substrate using pencil leads of known hardness. The hardness of the pencil leads is gradually increased until the coating surface shows visible damage.

Area of competence

Standards

  • ASTM D3363
  • DIN EN ISO 15184

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