ASTM F1125 - 87(2011)

    Standard Terminology of Image Quality in Impact Printing Systems

    Active Standard ASTM F1125 | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    Significance and Use

    3.1 This terminology includes terms developed and approved by impact printing systems manufacturers, supplies manufacturers, and end users to describe most image quality parameters concerning impact printed images.

    3.2 This terminology is intended to aid in general communications on impact printer copy quality parameters and provide a partial trouble shooting list, when less than acceptable copy quality is obtained.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology presents a means to accurately describe the quality of impact printed images. This includes an up-to-date glossary and a description of probable causes for specific phenomena that relate to image quality. Illustrations to complement the definitions of copy quality terms are included.


    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

    F149 Terminology Relating to Optical Character Recognition

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

    F909 Terminology Relating to Printers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 37.100.10 (Reproduction equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 43212114(Digital image printers)


    DOI: 10.1520/F1125-87R11

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