Paper properties

Property Value (SI) Value (US) Test method
Grammage 48 ± 4 g/m² 12.77 ± 1.06 17x22 - 500 lbs ISO 536
Thickness 55 ± 4 µm 2.17 ± 0.16 mils ISO 534
Moisture 6 ± 1 % ISO 287
Tensile strength (MD) ≥ 2.1 kN/m ≥ 11.99 lbf/in ISO 1924-3
Tensile strength (CD) ≥ 1.1 kN/m ≥ 6.28 lbf/in ISO 1924-3
Tear strength (MD) ≥ 200 mN ≥ 20.39 gf ISO 1974
Tear strength (CD) ≥ 220 mN ≥ 22.43 gf ISO 1974

Image properties

Property Value Test method
Image color black
Dynamic sensitivity •• • - •••• •••• = highest sensitivity
Maximum density ••• • - •••• •••• = highest sensitivity

Stability properties

Property Value Circumstances
Heat resistance background 0.2 OD 60 °C, 24 h
Heat resistance image loss 20 OD%
Humidity resistance background 0.2 OD 40 °C, 90% rh, 24 h
Humidity resistance image loss 20 OD%
Light resistance background 0.2 OD 5000 lux, 100 h
Light resistance image loss 10 OD%
Image stability min 10 years Correct storage for thermal papers

Examples of color development graphs

Dynamic sensitivity

Static sensitivity