ASTM F415 - 87(2010)

    Standard Test Method for Curl in Carbon Paper

    Active Standard ASTM F415 | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.02

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.09


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    Significance and Use

    This test method is intended to measure the amount of curl of a carbon paper sheet relative to the flat surface supporting the sample. The test is useful as a quality control method and for predicting field performance.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of curl of carbon paper.

    1.2 This test method may be used for specification acceptance, manufacturing control, development, and research.

    1.3 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.

    1.4 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

    D585 Practice for Sampling and Accepting a Single Lot of Paper, Paperboard, Fiberboard, and Related Product

    D685 Practice for Conditioning Paper and Paper Products for Testing

    E104 Practice for Maintaining Constant Relative Humidity by Means of Aqueous Solutions

    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 14121810(Carbon papers)


    DOI: 10.1520/F0415-87R10

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