ASTM F396-00 - 10.2.2000
1. Scope

1.1 This practice provides information and techniques for evaluating several performance qualities of one-time noncorrectable typewriter ribbons on a comparative basis for general office use, but not for specialized applications such as optical character recognition (OCR), data terminals, etc.

1.2 This standard does not purport to address the safety problems associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

2. Referenced Documents


Standard Practice for Testing Flake of Single-Strike Film Typewriter Ribbons


Standard Test Method for Lithographic Properties of Imaging Materials (Withdrawn 2002)


Standard Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles


Density MeasurementsSpectral Conditions