When experiencing ink flaking, with uncured, or easily ablated inks, performing ASTM F, the tape test can determine if ink to substrate. ASTM F Standard Practice for Evaluating Ink or Coating Adhesion to Flexible Packaging Materials Using Tape. ASTM F Standard Practice for Evaluating Ink or Coating Adhesion to Flexible Packaging Materials Using Tape. standard by ASTM.
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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 dandruff. Determination of resistance to wear by abrasive wheels.
Standards Subsctiption may be the perfect solution. Developing that standard conditioning test is important.
ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test
Quality Tests Our Quality Management Department focuses on two set of activities, quality assurance and quality control. 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. Note; the same test on a one year old material has potential to vary significantly from a three year old material.
To measure the adhesion of print on plastic film. Developing aatm standard conditioning test is important. 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.
ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test – AWT
Standards Subscriptions from ANSI provides a money-saving, multi-user solution for accessing standards. The last thing any company wants is a label in-line or in the field with potential of failing inks. There is much more behind the ASTM F test than just a 2f252-03 of tape and a mini tug-o-war contest.
The test should be completed on a flat surface with no wrinkles, creases, or folds. This standard is not included in any packages.
Please first verify your email before subscribing to alerts. Make certain the set up time for the scotch tape is consistent.
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Add to Alert PDF. Typical things to consider are as follows: Typical things to consider are as follows: 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 astn these risks upfront.
Once sized, apply the ast to the surface of the coated substrate with your finger or thumb being sure to avoid causing any wrinkles or bubbles. Examine sample for ink flaking. To determine the level of opacity in the film. If the document is revised or amended, you will be notified by email. Need more than one copy? Method A Part 3 Determination of adhesion of print on Plastics.
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. Proceed to Checkout Continue Shopping. The goal of our quality assurance team is to improve development and test processes so that defects do astmm arise when the product is being developed and to ensure this we perform periodic performance audits of our operations.
This could be one of any of the following things:. Quality assurance is process oriented and focuses on defect prevention, while quality control is product f22252-03 and focuses on defect identification.
Already Subscribed to this document. To avoid poor results it is necessary to be as consistent as possible in performing the test.