The Master Painter Australia - April 2016 Vol. 1 - Page 38

INFORMATION DATA SHEET 038 011: Inspecting Surfaces from a Information Technology Solutions Normal Viewing Position THE MASTER PAINTER AUSTRALIA Standard and Tolerance in Paint Finishes Inspecting Surfaces from a normal viewing position Generally, variations in the surface colour, texture and finish of walls, ceilings, floors and roofs, and variations in glass and similar transparent materials are to be viewed where possible from a normal viewing position. A normal viewing position is looking at a distance of 1.5 m or greater (600mm for appliances and fixtures) with the surface or material being illuminated by ‘non-critical light’. ‘Non-critical light’ means the light that strikes the surface is diffused and is not glancing or parallel to Generally, variations in the surface colour, texture and with the surface or material being illuminated by ‘nonthat surface. finish of walls, ceilings, floors and roofs, and variations in glass and similar transparent materials are to be viewed Slightwhere variations in the colour and finish or materials do not possible from a normal viewing position. A normal viewing position is looking at a distance of DIAGRAM 1.5 m orFgreater (600mm for appliances and fixtures) NORMAL VIEWING POSITIONS critical light’. ‘Non-critical light’ means the light that strikes the surface is diffused and is not glancing or always constitute a defect. parallel to that surface. Slight variations in the colour and finish or materials do not always constitute a defect. Note 1 Non-critical light is defined in appendix.B3 and D7 Australian Standard AS/NZS 2589. Refer also to CSIRO TR 90/1, Report No. L8 – 1992. Victorian Guides BuildingtoAuthority Building and Construction Standards and TolerancesQueensland are available in Victoria, Queensland,Commission New South Wales, www.vba.vic.gov.au www.qbcc.qld.gov.au Australian Capital Territory, Northern Territory and Tasmania. Western Australia and South Australia occasionally refer to the Victorian Guide. Contact your local MPA office for more information. Master Painters Australia Ltd www.masterpainters.org.au MASTER PAINTERS AUSTRALIA WORKING FOR ALL OF THE PAINTING INDUSTRY DISCLAIMER: This publication has been produced to provide a guide for members and for business owners. It should not be regarded as an exhaustive presentation on the subject. Whilst the Master Painters Australia Limited (MPA) believes this publication will be of great assistance to its readers, the MPA ex disclaims all liability for errors or omissions of any kind whatsoever (whether negligent or otherwise) or for any loss, damage or other consequence which may arise from any person relying on the publication. The publication is issued on the understanding that the Master Painters Australia Limited is not engagin any legal or other professional service. If legal or other expert assistance in relation to the subject matter is required, the advice of a competent professional should be sought. Other than for the purposes of and subject to the conditions prescribed on the Copyright Act 1968 and any other applicable legislation throughout the world, or as otherwise provided for in this copyright notice, no part of any material in any form or by any means be reproduced, broadcast, published , transmitted stored without the prior written permission of the copyright owner. You may reproduce or distribute any complete page of the Material provided that: you do not reproduce or distribute less than a complete page, or where a document consis