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TAPPI T 476 Taber abrasion

Standard:  

TAPPI

Method:

TAPPI T 476

Title:

Abrasion loss of paper and paperboard (Taber-type method)

TAPPI T 476 - Taber abrasion tester

Scope

TAPPI T 476 Taber abrasion determines the resistance of surfaces of paper and paperboard to the action of abrasion, either wet or dry, by measuring abrasion loss. This test is not applicable to surfaces treated with wax or similar materials which would fill in the pores of the abrasive wheels.

Significance

Measurement of abrasion loss is quite complex and involves many factors including fiber type, material structure, and any additives or bonding agents used. Surface sizing may increase abrasion resistance. By combining abrasion test results with actual end use results, it is possible to predict usefulness and suitability of a product for a particular application, such as study or prediction of laser printer systems from feeder mechanism abrasion of paper or evaluation of the adhesion of fused toner.

Samples

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