Standard Test Method for
The thickness of Pressure-Sensitive Tapes1
This standard is issued under the fixed designation D 3652/D 3652M; the number immediately following the designation indicates the
year of original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of last revision. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last
reapproval. A superscript epsilon (e) indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.
This specification has been approved for use by agencies of the Department of Defense.
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the thickness of pressure-sensitive tapes at standard conditions.
1.2 The values stated in either SI or inch-pound units are to
be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each
the system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system
must be used independently, without combining values in any
1.3 This test method is intended to replace AFERA 40062
and PSTC 332.
1.4 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.
2. Referenced Documents
2.1 ASTM Standards:
D 996 Terminology of Packaging and Distribution Environments3
D 2904 Practice for Interlaboratory Testing of a Textile Test
The method that Produces Normally Distributed Data4
D 2906 Practice for Statements on Precision and Bias for
D 3715/D 3715M Practice for Quality Assurance of
D 4332 Practice for Conditioning Containers, Packages, or
Packing Components for Testing3
E 122 Practice for Choice of Sample Size to Estimate a
The measure of Quality for a Lot or Process5
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