Active Standard ASTM F129 | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.02
Book of Standards Volume: 15.09
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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.
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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.
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 Number Code 85.080 (Paper products)
UNSPSC Code 44103112(Printer ribbon); 45101709(Printing film)