1.1 This specification covers skived tape in thicknesses from 0.013 to 6.35 mm (0.0005 to 0.250 in.) manufactured by skiving (Note 1) from PTFE resin molding and extrusion materials.
Note 1—Skiving is the process of continuously shaving a film on a lathe from the outer surface to the core of a molded cylindrical tube of material.
Note 2—Abbreviations have been approved from Terminology D 1600.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.
1.3 The following hazard caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Section 8, of this specification: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.
Note 3—This specification and ISO 13000-1 and ISO/FDIS 13000-2 differ in approach or detail, and data obtained using either may not be technically equivalent.
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