ISO 8503-3:2012 Preview
Preparation of steel substrates before application of paints and related products -- Surface roughness characteristics of blast-cleaned steel substrates -- Part 3: Method for the calibration of ISO surface profile comparators and for the determination of surface profile -- Focusing microscope procedure
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2017. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 8503-3:2012 specifies the optical microscope and describes the procedure for calibrating ISO surface profile comparators conforming to the requirements of ISO 8503‑1.
It is also applicable to the determination of the surface profile, within the range of 20 μm to 200 μm, of essentially planar blast-cleaned steel. The determination can be carried out on a representative section of the blast-cleaned substrate or, if direct observation of the surface is not feasible, on a replica of the surface.
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