ASTM F129 - 97(2008)

    Standard Practice for Amount of Ink Deposit on Carbon Paper and Inked Ribbons, Other Than Fabric Type

    Active Standard ASTM F129 | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    Abstract

    This practice covers the determination of the amount of ink deposit on carbon paper and inked ribbons, other than fabric type. The apparatus includes the analytical balance, ultrasonic bath, and template or cutter. The requirements for the extraction solvent, test specimen preparation, and test specimen conditioning are detailed. The amount of ink deposit shall be gravimetrically determined by analytically weighing a conditioned test specimen. The ink deposit shall be removed by the use of a suitable solvent in an ultrasonic cleaner. The sample with the coating shall be conditioned and reweighed. The amount of ink deposit shall be calculated using the specified formula.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers the determination of the amount of ink deposit on carbon paper and inked ribbons, other than fabric type.

    1.2 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. See specific warning statements in 6.1 and 9.3.


    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

    D685 Practice for Conditioning Paper and Paper Products for Testing

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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 85.080 (Paper products)

    UNSPSC Code

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


    DOI: 10.1520/F0129-97R08

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