ASTM D5264-98

    Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Printed Materials by the Sutherland Rub Tester


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers a procedure for determining the abrasion resistance of printed materials using the Sutherland Rub Tester, or its equivalent, equipped with full-width rubber pads and using standardized receptors.

    1.2 This test method is applicable to labels, folding cartons, corrugated boxes, inserts, circulars, and other packaging materials having applied graphics on a flat substrate.

    1.3 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

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

    E122 Practice for Calculating Sample Size to Estimate, With Specified Precision, the Average for a Characteristic of a Lot or Process


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 37.100.10 (Reproduction equipment)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


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    DOI: 10.1520/D5264-98

    Citation Format

    ASTM D5264-98, Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Printed Materials by the Sutherland Rub Tester, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1998, www.astm.org

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