International Standard
ISO 534:2011
Paper and board — Determination of thickness, density and specific volume
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ISO 534:2011
Edition 4
International Standard
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ISO 534:2011
Published (Edition 4, 2011)
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2022. Therefore this version remains current.

ISO 534:2011

ISO 534:2011
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This International Standard specifies two methods for measuring the thickness of paper and board:

a) the measurement of a single sheet of paper or board as a single sheet thickness;

b) the measurement of a pack of sheets of paper as a bulking thickness.

This International Standard also specifies calculation methods

— for the apparent sheet density and for the apparent bulk density, and

— for the apparent specific sheet volume and for the apparent specific bulk volume

from the thickness determinations.

This International Standard is not applicable to corrugated fibreboard. In addition, the measurement of bulking

thickness, method b) above, is not suitable for board1).

NOTE The two methods generally lead to different results. These methods are not applicable to tissue paper and

tissue products. For tissue paper and tissue products, ISO 12625-3 should be used.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2011-11
    : International Standard confirmed [90.93]
  •  : 4
     : 13
  • ISO/TC 6/SC 2
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