Active Standard ASTM F2036 | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.04
Book of Standards Volume: 15.09
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Significance and Use
4.1 This test method can be used for the evaluation of the electrophotographic printer output image quality, aesthetic appearance, visual impression of blackness and the ability to distinguish information from the background.
1.1 This test method describes the procedure for measuring the monochrome diffuse reflection print density and background for large areas on printed pages from electrophotographic printers. It describes the test target and calculations for evaluating the print density and background.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
F1856 Practice for Determining Toner Usage for Printer Cartridges
ICS Number Code 35.180 (IT terminal and other peripheral equipment)
UNSPSC Code 43212114(Digital image printers)