Volume 17, Issue 2 (March 1989)

    Development of a Method to Measure Wear on Resilient Flooring—Part II

    (Received 6 May 1988; accepted 22 August 1988)

    CODEN: JTEOAD

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    Abstract

    An interlaboratory study conducted by the ASTM F06.33 Task Group on Abrasion and Wear has shown that a correlation exists between the Frick-Taber Method for measuring abrasion resistance and in situ wear. This is a verification of results obtained on European flooring reported by Otto F. V. Frick, National Institute for Material, Stockholm, Sweden. Dr. Frick developed the original grit feeding device which is now manufactured in the United States in a modified form. ASTM Subcommittee F06.30 on Resilient Flooring directed that this work be done to show that a correlation exists using the commercially available abrasion equipment on flooring manufactured in the United States.


    Author Information:

    Bradway, DH
    Assistant Chief Plant Chemist, Mannington Mills Inc., Salem, NJ

    Irwin, WE
    Research Associate, Armstrong World Industries, Technical Center, Lancaster, PA


    Stock #: JTE11093J

    ISSN: 0090-3973

    DOI: 10.1520/JTE11093J

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