Standard Colors for Polymer-Coated Chain Link Fence Materials

Dark green, olive green, brown and black are the standard colors for polymer coated chain link fence materials such as chain link fence fabric, tension wire, posts, rails, gate frames, and fittings. Unless otherwise stipulated by the purchaser, determine the color in accordance with the standard contained in Table 1 below.

Table 1 Standard Polymer Colors For Polymer-Coated Chain Link Fence Materials
Dark Green
Olive Green
L 28.61 32.10 27.76 22.30
A −12.59 −6.14 3.37 −0.09
B 1.95 3.00 4.28 −0.85
Delta/E 3.0 3.0 3.0 6.0
  1. Determine compliance with this requirement by comparison of specimens of the coated materials to standard flat specimens of fused film of approximately the thickness specified for the coating to be applied to the materials, and measuring at least 11/2 by 11/2 in. (38 by 38 mm).
  2. Prepare standard flat specimens for the evaluation of color coating by duplicating the production process as nearly as possible including temperature, particle size, etc.
  3. Determine the color of the standard flat specimens in accordance with Test Method D2244 and Practice D1729.
  4. Do not allow the color of the specimens to vary more than 6 Delta E when exposed to 500 000 Langleys accelerated weathering operated in accordance with Practice G90 with both day and night spray cycles.