Providing worldwide interlaboratory testing since 1971
 

 

General Tests

These analyses include properties like Thickness, Roughness and Coefficient of Friction critical for the end use of paper products. Please see below for a complete list of the analyses offered.

 

360 Thickness (Caliper)

Printing Papers in 3-6 mil range

 

361 Thickness (Caliper)

Heavyweight & Packaging Papers in 6-15 mil range

 

364 Coefficient of Friction

Coefficient of Static Friction by Horizontal plane

 

365 Coefficient of Friction

Coefficient of Kinetic Friction by Horizontal plane

 

370 Air Resistance/Porosity

Gurley Oil Type on Uncoated Printing Papers

 

372 Air Resistance/Porosity

Sheffield Type on Uncoated Printing Papers using 3/4" orifice

 

376 Roughness

Print-surf Type, Low range (0.5 to 4.0 microns)

 

377 Roughness

Print-surf type, High range (2.5 to 6.0 microns)

 

378 Roughness

Sheffield Method

 

382 Moisture Content

Use drying oven or microwave technique

 

398 Grammage

Printing Papers - 13" x 20" samples used

 

399 Sizing

Hercules Sizing Test (HST) on Printing Papers

 
 
 
 
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Phone: 1-571-434-1925