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    ASTM D7163-11

    Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss of Printed Matter (Withdrawn 2020)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D7163-11 | Developed by Subcommittee: D01.56


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers the procedure for determining the specular gloss of printed matter.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee D01 on Paint and Related Coatings, Materials, and Applications, this test method was withdrawn in January 2020 in accordance with section 10.6.3 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the end of the eighth year since the last approval date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the procedure for determining the specular gloss of printed matter.

    1.2 This test is applicable to prints on any flat substrate including paper, paperboard, metallic foil and plastic produced by any printing process, either in the laboratory or on a production printing press.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, is any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and to 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

    D523 Test Method for Specular Gloss

    D528 Test Method for Machine Direction of Paper and Paperboard

    D1223 Test Method for Specular Gloss of Paper and Paperboard at 75

    D5039 Test Methods for Identification of Wire Side of Paper

    D7305 Test Method for Reflection Density of Printed Matter

    E284 Terminology of Appearance


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    DOI: 10.1520/D7163-11

    Citation Format

    ASTM D7163-11, Standard Test Method for Specular Gloss of Printed Matter (Withdrawn 2020), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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