ASTM International - ASTM F548-19
Standard Test Method for Intensity of Scratches on Aerospace Transparent Plastics
|Publication Date:||1 November 2019|
|ICS Code (Structure and structure elements):||49.045|
significance And Use:
4.1 Scratches exist on all transparent plastic surfaces. Usually they are very fine scratches from cleaning operations that are not visible when looking through the plastic. Deeper scratches may... View More
4.1 Scratches exist on all transparent plastic surfaces. Usually they are very fine scratches from cleaning operations that are not visible when looking through the plastic. Deeper scratches may result from careless cleaning or handling. While these may not be deep enough to affect the structural integrity of the part, their appearance in certain locations may be distracting to the observer looking through the plastic. Therefore, a procedure to define these scratches is useful.View Less
1.1 This test method covers the visual inspection of shallow or superficial scratches on the surface of aerospace transparent plastic materials.
1.2 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.
1.3 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.