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    ASTM F2357-04

    Standard Test Method for Determining the Abrasion Resistance of Inks and Coatings on Membrane Switches Using the Norman Tool RCA Abrader


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method describes the procedure for subjecting inks or coatings on membrane switches to an abrasive medium at a specified force.

    1.2 Within certain limitations, as described in this document, this test method is applicable for materials including, but not limited to: printed or coated polyester, polycarbonate, and silicone rubber. The samples can be either flat or contoured.

    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

    F2112 Terminology for Membrane Switches


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 31.220.20 (Switches); 87.080 (Inks. Printing inks)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 39122200(Electrical switches and accessories)


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    DOI: 10.1520/F2357-04

    Citation Format

    ASTM F2357-04, Standard Test Method for Determining the Abrasion Resistance of Inks and Coatings on Membrane Switches Using the Norman Tool RCA Abrader, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2004, www.astm.org

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