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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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. Examine sample for ink flaking. If you need to be asgm to add standards to the monitoring service, you must register as a user with your own username and password. Webprint Printed and bound.
ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test
The last thing any company wants is a label in-line or in the field with potential of failing inks. Here is how to administer the test: Likewise, if the wrong ink is being applied to a substrate the ink can fail with the result being the ink flaking off, much like dandruff. While holding the sample down peel the tape off at a degree angle with an even motion at approximately 12 to 18 inches per second.
Poor ink or coating adhesion can affect the readability, functionality, zstm even cause contamination. Note; the same test on a one year old material has potential to vary significantly from a three year old material. Read more about subscriptions.
The test should be completed on a flat surface with no wrinkles, creases, or folds. I always remember my tape tests working.
A web subscription provides an easy and secure access to standards, and you are guaranteed to always have the latest edition. I suppose your question now is what to do if your tape looks like it just picked up half of the confetti from Bourbon Streets Mardi Gras celebration after the Super Bowl?
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The benefits of a subscription: To avoid poor results it is necessary to be as consistent as possible in performing the test. Ast, 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 the wrong type of shampoo is used, it could result in dandruff. Cut a piece of or tape to use.
Once sized, apply the tape to the surface of the coated substrate with your finger or xstm being sure to avoid causing any wrinkles or bubbles. Start Webshop Product catalog Product presentation.
ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test – AWT
Make certain the set up time for the scotch tape is consistent. Subscription – always available and updated A web subscription provides an easy and secure access to standards, and you are guaranteed to always have the latest edition.
If this occurs be sure aztm communicate that all possible variables have been standardized. This could be one of any of the following things:.
To test your f222 for flakes you can perform the scratch test. Fortunately, there are tests that can help identify both issues. 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. An adequate sample size to be tested should be determined Conditioning consistency of the sample; ambient temperature, moisture exposure, ink cure time, amount of time tape is applied, etc.
There is much more behind the ASTM F test than just a piece of tape and a mini tug-o-war contest. Developing that standard conditioning test is important. This is asttm similar to ink adhesion issues. Surface energy treatments can diminish over time. The substraight age and properties remains constant.
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This ensures that you are always up-to-date and saves you both time and money. Think f225 the relationship of ink to substrate as you would shampoo to scalp. The moment new editions of the standards you monitor are released, changes are made, or appendixes are published, you will be alerted by email.