ASTM International - ASTM D6123/D6123M-97(2020)
Standard Specification for Pressure-Sensitive Tape for Light-Duty Packaging and General Purpose Masking
|Publication Date:||1 October 2020|
|ICS Code (Adhesives):||83.180|
1.1 This specification covers paper-backed pressure-sensitive tapes used for light-duty packaging and masking.
1.2 The values stated in either inch-pound or SI units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently, without combining values in any way.
1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods portion, Section 13, 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, 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.
This specification covers paper-backed pressure sensitive tapes used for light-duty packaging and masking. The paper presents two types of pressure-sensitive tape: type I - crepe paper backed, and... View More
This specification covers paper-backed pressure sensitive tapes used for light-duty packaging and masking. The paper presents two types of pressure-sensitive tape: type I - crepe paper backed, and type II - flat paper backed. The materials used in the construction of the tape shall be such as to ensure conformance to the requirements specified. The tape shall comply with the physical requirements specified. Specimen preparation shall be as specified in the appropriate test method. Number of tests per unit of product shall be as specified in the appropriate test method. Accelerated aging, adhesion, tensile and elongation, tack, and thickness shall be tested to meet the requirements specified.View Less