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TypeDescriptionTest Method: PSTCTest Method: TLMITest Method: ASTMTest Method: AFERATest Method: FINATEquipmentAccessories
Peel & Release 90° & 180° Peel/Release 101 (A,B,C,D,E,F) 4B L-IA1 L-IA2 L-IA3 D3330 (A,B,C,D,E,F) D5375 (A&B) D6252 5001 P11 1, 2, 3, 5, 10, 11 AR-2000, PA-1000-90, PA-1000-180, TT-1100 RD, HR, TP, SC
Peel & Release Oil Resistance 55 S-O-8, TT-1100, AR-2000 TP, HR, PA-1000-90
Peel & Release Wet Spread 15 LC-100SS-OSI-8, TT-1100, AR-2000 TP, HR, PA-1000-90
High-speed release Release Force of Liner at High Speed L-1A3 4 HSR-2000 NA
Tack Loop Tack 16 Yes D6195 (B) 9 TT-1100, LT-1000 TP, SC, TT-LTF-100
Tack Probe Tack D2979 PT-1000 NA
Tack Rolling Ball 6 D3121 RBT-100 NA
Tack Quick Stick 5 4015 TT-1100 PA-1000-90
Shear Shear at ambient temperature 14, 107 (A,B,C,D, E, F) 7 D6463 (B) D3654 (A) 5012 8 S-RT-10 HR, TP, SC, TW
Heated Shear Shear at elevated temperatures 53, 107 (G) Yes D6463 (A) D4498 SS-HT-30, SS-HT-8, S-O-8 HR, TP, SC, TW
Heated Shear Shear after Solvent temperatures 50 TT-1100, S-O-8 HR
Thickness Thickness Measurement 33 T-411 D3652 D645 D374 5006 MI-1000 NA
Unwind High Speed Unwind Force 8,13 D1000 4008 HSU-2000 NA
Unwind Unwind Force 8 4013 TT-1100 HSU-2000
Tensile Tensile Strength of Material 31 & 39 L-1A1 II-E III-A T494OM D928 D903 D3330 D882 1004 D3759 5004 TT-1100 NA
Tensile Elongation 4005 TT-1100 NA
Burst Burst Strength of Perforated Material Yes BP-1000 NA
COF Coefficient of Friction D1894 COF-1000 NA
Rub Scuffing or Rubbing Resistance D-5264 Sutherland® Rub Tester NA