ASTM F2406 - 04(2012) - Standard Practice for Determining Yield of Solid Ink Sticks

ASTM F2406 - 04(2012)

Standard Practice for Determining Yield of Solid Ink Sticks

Status : Current   Published : January 2012



1.1 This practice covers a procedure to determine the yield in number of pages per solid ink stick used in a solid ink/phase change printer for printing an 8 by 10 in. image area on a letter size page at 50 ± 0.5 % fill of each individual color. This practice requires an accurate gram scale to weigh the solid ink sticks and the printed pages, a personal computer able to print a 50 ± 0.5 % fill of each color, as well as a test printer.

1.2  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.

Standard NumberASTM F2406 - 04(2012)
TitleStandard Practice for Determining Yield of Solid Ink Sticks
Publication Date10 January 2012
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors computer printer, ink yield, phase change, solid ink
File Size56.89 KB

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