Testing methods

Global Tape Forum (International) Harmonised Test Methods - Afera Test Methods

GTF 6001 (Afera 5013)

GTF 6002 (Afera 5006)

GTF 6003

GTF 6004* (Afera 5001)

GTF 6005* (Afera 5004)

GTF 6006* (Afera 5012)

GTF 6007  (Afera 5014)

Shear Adhesion Failure Temperature (SAFT) of Pressure Sensitive Tape

Measurement of Thickness EN 1942 2003

Guide for Width and Length of Adhesive Tape

Measurement of Peel Adhesive from Stainless Steel or from its Own Backing ISO 29862 - EN 1939

Breaking Strength and Elongation of Adhesive Tape ISO 29864 -  EN 14410 2003

Static Shear Adhesion of Adhesive Tape ISO 29863 - EN 1943 2002

Loop Tack of Adhesive Tape
*For all national bodies, ISO-certified TMs retain their official ISO numbers but are referred to in their test methods manuals by their GTF numbers as well.

AFERA TEST METHODS

4003

4007

4008

4009

4010

4011

4013

4014

4015

4018

4019

4021

4022

4023

4026

4027

4028
Resistance to High Temperatures and Humidity EN I2024 1996

Tearing Strength of Adhesive Tape by the Pendulum Method EN I2025 1996
Supplement A - Testing Narrow Width tapes

Measurement of the Unwinding Force of Adhesive Tapes at High Speeds EN I2026 1996

Resistance of Adhesive Tapes EN I2027 1996

Determination of Insulation Resistance

Electric Strength of Adhesive Tape

Unwind adhesion of adhesive tape at slow speed EN1944 1996

Elongation of adhesive tape under reduced load -I2028-

Quick stick -1945-

Bursting strength of adhesive tapes -I2031-

Bond separation of thermosetting tapes during curing -I2032-

Length of a roll of adhesive tape -I2034-

Flagging or end-lifting test -I2035-

Solvent penetration of masking tapes -I2036-

Accelerated ageing of adhesive tapes

Measurement of width of adhesive tapes

Sampling plan for quality assurance purposes
Supplement A