ASTM D2063-91(1998)

    Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Torque Retention for Packages with Continuous Thread Closures


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    1. Scope

    1.1 These test methods evaluate the torque retention of continuous thread closures on containers, with matching finishes, for predetermined environmental conditions over time.

    1.2 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety problems, 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

    D996 Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments

    D3198 Test Method for Application and Removal Torque of Threaded or Lug-Style Closures

    D3474 Practice for Calibration and Use of Torque Meters Used in Packaging Applications

    D4169 Practice for Performance Testing of Shipping Containers and Systems

    D4332 Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or Packaging Components for Testing

    E41 Terminology Relating To Conditioning

    E171 Specification for Atmospheres for Conditioning and Testing Flexible Barrier Materials

    E691 Practice for Conducting an Interlaboratory Study to Determine the Precision of a Test Method


    UNSPSC Code

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    DOI: 10.1520/D2063-91R98

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2063-91(1998), Standard Test Methods for Measurement of Torque Retention for Packages with Continuous Thread Closures, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1991, www.astm.org

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