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Grammage, yield

Determination of the grammage (e.g. plastic film and fabric or nonwoven, packaging film, paper and cardboard, aluminum foil for thickness measurement), calculation of the yield (in the dimension [m²/kg material]).

test method:Mechanical/ technological properties
Norms: DIN 55543-6 (2019-04)
DIN EN ISO 536 (2020-05)
FhG Merkblatt 6 Teil 6 (1987)
DIN EN 546-3 (2007-03)
Needed sample size:Approx. 1 m² or 15 DIN A 4 sheets, minimum sample width 160 mm; preferably samples over the complete material width, e. g. approx. 1 linear metres of 1 m width


grammage of aluminum foil ( reference- method for thickness measurement)
Norm: DIN EN 546-3

grammage of plastic films, coated fabric
Norm: DIN 55543-6

grammage paper, board, uncoated fabric
Norm: DIN EN ISO 536

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