ASTM F1225 - 99(2008)

    Standard Test Method for Measuring the Ribbon Exit Force for Film and Fabric Cartridges

    Active Standard ASTM F1225 | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    Significance and Use

    This test method can be used to evaluate the exit force for film or fabric typewriter ribbon and impact printer cartridges from one or more lots produced by one or several manufacturers. This test method may be applied to specification acceptance, manufacturing control, or research.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method determines the exit force for typewriter and impact printer cartridges using film and fabric inked ribbons.

    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

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


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 44103112(Printer ribbon); 45101709(Printing film)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/F1225-99R08

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    Citation Format

    ASTM F1225-99(2008), Standard Test Method for Measuring the Ribbon Exit Force for Film and Fabric Cartridges, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2008, www.astm.org

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