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ASTM International - ASTM D6488-08(2020)

Standard Terminology Relating to Print Problems

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 June 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Paint and colour industries (Vocabularies)): 01.040.87
ICS Code (Inks. Printing inks): 87.080
significance And Use:

3.1 A common set of definitions is essential to improve communication and avoid misunderstanding among ink makers, substrate makers, and printers.

3.2 The term "paper" in this standard also... View More

scope:

1.1 This terminology standard gives definitions for problems that develop with printed matter as a result of deficiencies in the ink, substrate, press, or combinations thereof.

1.2 These definitions cover the three major printing processes and are given in the following sequence: lithography, flexography, and gravure. For further information see Refs (1-4) at the end of this standard.

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.

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