ASTM F1033 - 00(2010)

    Standard Test Method for Comparing Lift-Off Correction Media

    Active Standard ASTM F1033 | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    Significance and Use

    This test method may be used to evaluate several performance characteristics of typewriter and printer lift-off correction media on a comparative basis.

    This test method is suitable for comparative service evaluation and research and development.

    This test method is suitable for manufacturing control on a limited basis, due to the length of time required for some tests.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method provides information and test procedures for evaluating several performance qualities of typewriter or printer lift-off correction tapes and tabs on a comparative basis for general office use.

    1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.


    2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.

    ASTM Standards

    D3460 Specification for White Watermarked and Unwatermarked Bond, Reprographic, and Laser Printer Cut-Sized Office Papers

    E97 Method of Test for Directional Reflectance Factor, 45-Deg 0-Deg, of Opaque Specimens by Broad-Band Filter Reflectometry

    F221 Terminology Relating to Carbon Paper and Inked Ribbon Products and Images Made Therefrom

    F497 Practice for Use of the Electric and Electronic Typewriter as a Test Instrument

    ANSI Standard

    PH2.18 Density MeasurementsSpectral Conditions


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 35.260 (Office machines)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 44102609(Accessory or supply kits for typewriters); 44102606(Typewriter ribbon)


    DOI: 10.1520/F1033-00R10

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