There are numerous standards where the terms defect and blemish overlap too much. So, we would like to differentiate the two terms. Proposed for any ASTM standard that comes up for review and calls out Workmanship, Finish, and Appearance: The product shall be free from defects that impact performance for the intended function, but surface blemishes that only affect appearance, are acceptable.
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