ISO 8503-5:2003

Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products -- Surface roughness characteristics of blast-cleaned steel substrates -- Part 5: Replica tape method for the determination of the surface profile

ISO 8503-5:2003 describes a field method for measuring the surface profile produced by any of the abrasive blast-cleaning procedures given in ISO 8504-2. The method uses replica tape and a suitable gauge for measuring, on site, the roughness of a surface before the application of paint or another protective coating.

The method is applicable within the range of profiles cited for a given grade (or thickness) of replica tape. The commercial grades currently available permit measurement of average peak-to-valley profiles of 20 micrometres to 115 micrometres. The method is valid for surfaces that have been cleaned with either metallic or non-metallic abrasives.


General information

  • Current status : Withdrawn
    Publication date : 2003-07
  • Edition : 1
    Number of pages :
  • :
    ISO/TC 35/SC 12
    Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products
  • 25.220.10
    Surface preparation

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