ASTM G56 - 10

    Standard Test Method for Abrasiveness of Ink-Impregnated Fabric Printer Ribbons and Other Web Materials

    Active Standard ASTM G56 | Developed by Subcommittee: G02.30

    Book of Standards Volume: 03.02


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    Significance and Use

    This test method differentiates between web materials on the basis of their ability to cause wear on surfaces with which they come in contact. This test method can also be used to evaluate the wear resistance of different materials against such web materials.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the abrasiveness of ink-impregnated fabric printer ribbons and other web materials by means of a sliding wear test.

    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

    G40 Terminology Relating to Wear and Erosion


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 41114625(Wear testers)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/G0056-10

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    Citation Format

    ASTM G56-10, Standard Test Method for Abrasiveness of Ink-Impregnated Fabric Printer Ribbons and Other Web Materials, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2005, www.astm.org

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