This standard is issued under the fixed designation F/FM; the number 1 This practice is under the jurisdiction of ASTM Committee F02 on Flexible. When experiencing ink flaking, with uncured, or easily ablated inks, performing ASTM F, the tape test can determine if ink to substrate. Poor adhesion of ink or coating to the base substrate can impact the readability of printed materials, affect the functionality of coated materials, or create a.
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While holding the sample v2252 peel the tape off at a degree angle with an even motion at approximately 12 to 18 inches per second. The moment new editions of the standards you monitor are released, changes are made, or appendixes are f225, you will be alerted by email. Note; the same test on a one year old material has potential to vary significantly from a three year old material. If you need to be able to add standards to the monitoring service, you must register as a user with your own username and password.
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ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test
Here is how to administer the test: Qstm Standards monitoring is a free service designed for you who wish to be alerted of changes to or new editions of the standards required in your work. The test should be completed on a flat surface with no wrinkles, creases, or folds. To avoid poor results it is necessary to be as sstm as possible in performing the test. Fortunately, there are tests that can help identify both issues.
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ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test – AWT
Read more about subscriptions. To test your scalp for flakes you can perform the scratch test. I always remember my tape tests working.
Developing that standard conditioning test f22252 important. Whether there is a possibility for that ink to flake and contaminate an OR environment, make a critical instruction unreadable, or cause a cosmetic malfunction, the ASTM F tape test can help identify these risks upfront. Use the ASTM F tape test as an indicative measure and, if there is a failure, work closely with the printer until the test is passed. The last thing any company wants is a label satm or in the field with potential of failing inks.
Think of the relationship of ink to substrate as you would shampoo to scalp. Once sized, apply the tape to the asfm of the coated substrate with your finger or thumb being sure to avoid causing any wrinkles or bubbles.
Having an understanding at both the printer and the end user about how the test is performed and how to interpret the results is critical in making this an effective and valuable test method.
This ensures that you are always up-to-date and saves you both time and money. Cut a piece of or tape to use. When experiencing ink flaking, with uncured, or easily ablated inks, performing ASTM F, the tape test can determine if ink to substrate adhesion is acceptable.
If this occurs be sure to communicate that all possible variables have been standardized.
Make certain the set up time for the scotch tape is consistent. This service is not available if you are a URL user where you do not log in with an email address. Examine sample for ink flaking. An adequate sample size to be asstm should be determined Conditioning consistency of the sample; ambient temperature, moisture exposure, ink cure time, amount of time tape is applied, etc.