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ASTM D2091-96(2024)

Standard Test Method for Print Resistance of Lacquers

Standard Test Method for Print Resistance of Lacquers D2091-96R24 ASTM|D2091-96R24|en-US Standard Test Method for Print Resistance of Lacquers Standard new BOS Vol. 06.02 Committee D01
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Significance and Use

4.1 An unsatisfactory appearance can result from pressure deformation of a film inherently too soft or containing residual solvent. This test method is primarily used to evaluate the resistance of a lacquer finish to printing under the conditions of packaging, shipping, and warehousing.


1.1 This test method covers the resistance of dried lacquer films to imprinting.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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Book of Standards Volume: 06.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.52
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D2091-96R24
ICS Code: 87.040