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Standard Test Method for Opacity of Paper (15 degrees Diffuse Illuminant A, 89% Reflectance Backing and Paper Backing)

ASTM-D589 - 1997 R02 EDITION - SUPERSEDED
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Standard Test Method for Opacity of Paper (15° Diffuse Illuminant A, 89 % Reflectance Backing and Paper Backing) (Withdrawn 2010)
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Scope

1.1 This test method covers the determination of the opacity of paper.

1.2 Two different types of "white" backing are specified, leading to two different opacity values, in accordance with Section 3.

1.3 This test method employs 15° diffuse geometry, Illuminant A/2 and 89 % reflectance backing or paper backing. For the measurement of opacity with d/0 geometry, Illuminant C/2 and paper backing (see TAPPI T 519).

1.4 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.

Keywords

absorption coefficient; absorption power; contrast ratio; opacity (89 % reflectance backing); opacity meter; opacity (paper backing); paper; printing opacity; scattering power; ICS Number Code 85.060 (Paper and board)

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15.09 (Paper; Business Imaging Products)

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85.060 (Paper and board)

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Document Number

ASTM-D589-97(2002)

Revision Level

1997 R02 EDITION

Status

Superseded

Modification Type

Reapproval

Publication Date

Dec. 1, 2002

Document Type

Test Method

Page Count

5 pages

Committee Number

D06.92