BAM Logo

Paper Proficiency Service

EPTIS factsheet 143693 | Last revision 2012-12-03 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts143693 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts143693

PT provider
PT provider Smithers Pira Smithers Pira
Based in United Kingdom
Product groups Pulp and paper
Testing fields Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Paper Air resistance ISO 5636-5
Thickness EN 20534
Grammage EN ISO 536
Smoothness Bekk ISO 5627
Roughness Bendtsen ISO 8791/2
Air permeance ISO 5636-3
Bending stiffness - Clark TAPPI T451
Bending stiffness - Resonance ISO 5629
Bending stiffness Taber ISO 2493-1
Bursting strength - Paper ISO 2758
Compressive strength - ring crush ISO 12192
Compressive strength - short span ISO 9895
Flat crush resistance (CMT) EN ISO 7263
Folding endurace - Schopper ISO 5626
Internal bond strength - Scott UNI 9439
Roughness Printsurf ISO 8791/4
Tearing resistance EN 21974
Tensile strength and elongation ISO 1924/2
Water absorption - Cobb EN 20535 (ISO 535)
Corrugated board Flat crush resistance (FCT) ISO 3035
Board Puncture resistance ISO 3036
Bursting strength - Board ISO 2759
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party
Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Dependant on tests selected
Regularly operated Yes (6 times per year)
Year of first operation 1976
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
Smithers Pira
Cleeve Road
KT22 7RU Leatherhead
United Kingdom

Phone: 01372 802000
Fax: 01372 802245
Web: http://www.smitherspira.com http://www.smitherspira.com
Dr Chris Berry
Phone: 01372 802094
Fax: 01372 802245
Email: cberry@smithers.com cberry@smithers.com
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21