EN 1720:1998

Adhesives for paper and board, packaging and disposable sanitary products - Determination of dispersability EN 1720:1998

Publication date:   Oct 23, 2003

General information

90.20 Standard under periodical review   Apr 15, 2024


CEN/TC 193 Adhesives

European Norm

83.180   Adhesives



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This European Standard specifies a method for the determining the dispersability of dry adhesive in a dispersing medium. The test can be applied to all types of adhesives covered by this series of standards and include soluble, dispersion and hot melt systems. The test is intended primarily as a comparative test for investigating the dispersability performance of different adhesives and should not be used to provide accurate data regarding the water resistance of the adhesives in their finished bonded state.

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EN 1720:1998
90.20 Standard under periodical review
Apr 15, 2024