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 down peel the tape off at a degree angle with an even motion at approximately 12 to 18 inches per second. To test your scalp for flakes you can perform the scratch test.
ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test
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ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test – AWT
The benefits of a subscription: Read more about subscriptions. Note; the same test on a one year old material has potential to vary significantly from a three 2f252 old material. If this occurs be sure to communicate that all possible variables have been standardized.
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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 f225. This service is not available if you are a URL user where you do not log in with an email address.
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.
This could be one of any of the following things:. Surface energy treatments can diminish over time. Cut a piece of or tape to use. Webprint Printed and bound. The last thing any company wants is a label in-line or in the field with potential of failing inks.
Poor ink or coating adhesion can affect the readability, functionality, and even cause contamination. Fortunately, there are tests that can help identify both issues. To avoid poor results it is necessary to be as consistent as possible in performing the test. 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.
You need to log in before adding standards to the monitoring service. The moment new editions of the standards you monitor are released, changes are made, or appendixes are published, you will be alerted by email. There is much more behind the ASTM F test than just a piece of tape and a mini tug-o-war contest. The test should be completed on a flat surface with no wrinkles, creases, or folds. 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?
Once sized, apply the tape to the surface of the coated substrate with your finger or thumb being sure to avoid causing any wrinkles or bubbles. The substraight age and properties remains constant.
A web subscription provides an easy and secure access to standards, and aztm are guaranteed to always have the latest edition. Here is how to administer the test: This ensures that you are asgm up-to-date and saves you both time and money. 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. Think of the relationship of ink to substrate as you would shampoo to scalp.
Make certain the astj up time for the scotch tape is consistent. 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. Use the ASTM F tape test as an indicative measure and, if there is v2252 failure, work closely with the printer until the test is passed. Examine sample for ink flaking.
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.
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