ASTM International - ASTM D645/D645M-97(2002)
Standard Test Method for Thickness of Paper and Paperboard
|Publication Date:||10 December 1997|
|ICS Code (Paper and board):||85.060|
significance And Use:
Thickness is an important property of paper or paperboard, critical for certain end uses of paper and paperboard. This test method is useful for research work, routine control, design of end-use... View More
Thickness is an important property of paper or paperboard, critical for certain end uses of paper and paperboard. This test method is useful for research work, routine control, design of end-use products, and for acceptance testing for conformance to a specification. Apparent density and other paper properties are related to thickness.View Less
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the thickness of paper and paperboard except electrical insulating papers (see Methods D 202).
1.1.1 Because of the relatively high pressure 50 kPa [7.3 psi] used in this test method, it may not be suitable for measurement of tissue or other soft or low density materials, because the structure may collapse (decrease in thickness) at the prescribed pressure of 50 kPa.
1.2 The values stated in either SI units or in other units shall be regarded seperately as the standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other, without combining values in any way.
1.3 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.