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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Fortunately, there are tests that can help identify both issues. The benefits of a subscription: 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. 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. 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 g2252, etc.
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ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test – AWT
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The test should be completed on a flat surface with no wrinkles, aatm, or folds. Examine sample for ink flaking. A web subscription provides an easy and secure access to standards, and you are guaranteed to always have the latest edition.
ASTM Ink Adhesion Tape Test
There is much more behind the ASTM F test than just a piece of tape and a mini tug-o-war contest. 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.
Developing that standard conditioning test is important. Cut a piece of or tape to use. I always remember my tape tests working. To test your scalp for flakes you can perform the scratch test. Typical things to consider are as follows: 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?
For the most accurate scalp scratch test results wear a black t-shirt and use a black light to identify debris while scratching. You need to log in before adding standards to the monitoring service.
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. Document the results and save the samples. Monitoring 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.
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.
Think of the relationship of ink to substrate as you would shampoo to scalp. If this occurs be sure to communicate that all possible variables have been standardized. Webprint Printed and bound. When experiencing ink flaking, with uncured, or easily ablated inks, performing Aatm F, the tape test can determine if ink to substrate adhesion is acceptable.
Make certain the set up time for the scotch tape is consistent.
To avoid poor results it is necessary to be as consistent as possible in performing the test. Start Webshop Product catalog Product presentation. 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. 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.