Work Item
ASTM WK81140

Revision of D5748-95(2019) Standard Test Method for Protrusion Puncture Resistance of Stretch Wrap Film


proposing the following changes in the current ballot

• Section 2: Remove reference document D1898
• Section 5.9: Add robotic sample cutting capability to the apparatus: Other high efficient robotic sample cutting tools can be used as long as the resulting specimens conform to the dimensions of the test specimen
• Section 6.1: Remove section 6.1 related to D1898
• Section 9.1: Increase the relative humidity tolerance from 5% to 10 % in accordance with D618
• Section 10.0: Include procedure for cleaning the puncture probe: Wipe the puncture probe with non-abrasive cloth to remove specimen debris left on the surface of the probe between tests
• Section 10.4: Measure the average thickness of the specimen using caliper by taking average of three readings near the center of the specimen.


Developed by Subcommittee: D20.19

Committee: D20

Staff Manager: Alyson Fick

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 03-01-2022

Technical Contact: Mahendra Thunga

Item: 016

Ballot: D20 (22-03)

Status: Will Reballot Item