Test methods

The Global Tape Forum aims to facilitate global harmonisation of test methods for the adhesive tape industry, using the ‘GTF-Harmonised TM’ label.


Global Tape Forum (International) Harmonised Test Methods 


 GTF 6001     Shear Adhesion Failure Temperature (SAFT) of Adhesive Tapes
 GTF 6002     Thickness of Adhesive Tapes EN 1942 2003
 GTF 6003    Widths and Lengths of Adhesive Tapes
 GTF 6004*     Measurement of Peel Adhesion of Adhesive Tapes ISO 29862 
 GTF 6005*     Breaking Strength and Elongation of Adhesive Tapes ISO 29864 -  EN 14410 2003
 GTF 6006*     Static Shear Adhesion of Adhesive Tapes ISO 29863
 GTF 6007    Loop Tack of Adhesive Tapes

*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. 



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