ISO 1974:1990

Paper -- Determination of tearing resistance (Elmendorf method)

It can also be used for light boards if the tearing resistance is within the range of the instrument, does not apply to corrugated fibreboard and is not suitable for determining the cross-direction tearing resistance of highly directional paper or board.


General information

  • Status :  Withdrawn
    Publication date : 1990-02
  • Edition : 3
  • :
    ISO/TC 6/SC 2
    Test methods and quality specifications for paper and board
  • 85.060
    Paper and board

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