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    ASTM F556-88(2011)

    Standard Test Method for Curl of Carbonless Copy Papers (Withdrawn 2020)

    Withdrawn Standard: ASTM F556-88(2011) | Developed by Subcommittee: F05.06


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    Withdrawn Rationale:

    This test method covers the determination of the curl of carbonless copy papers, that is, the degree of curvature of a sheet of these papers when exposed to varying conditions of humidity.

    Formerly under the jurisdiction of Committee F05 on Business Imaging Products, this test method was withdrawn in January 2020 in accordance with section 10.6.3 of the Regulations Governing ASTM Technical Committees, which requires that standards shall be updated by the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 determination of the curl of carbonless copy papers, that is, the degree of curvature of a sheet of these papers when exposed to varying conditions of humidity.

    1.2 This test method may be used for manufacturing control, development, and research.

    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

    D585 Practice for Sampling and Accepting a Single Lot of Paper, Paperboard, Fiberboard, and Related Product

    D685 Practice for Conditioning Paper and Paper Products for Testing

    E104 Practice for Maintaining Constant Relative Humidity by Means of Aqueous Solutions

    F221 Terminology Relating to Carbon Paper and Inked Ribbon Products and Images Made Therefrom

    F549 Terminology Relating to Carbonless Copy Products

    TAPPI Standard

    TIS 0808 Equilibrium Relative Humidities over Saturated Salt Solutions Available from Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), P.O. Box 105113, Atlanta, GA 30348; 15 Technology Parkway South, Norcross, GA 30092.


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    DOI: 10.1520/F0556-88R11

    Citation Format

    ASTM F556-88(2011), Standard Test Method for Curl of Carbonless Copy Papers (Withdrawn 2020), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2011, www.astm.org

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