Sutherland Rub

ASTM D5264 Standard Practice for Abrasion Resistance of Printed Materials by Sutherland Rub Tester

Industry Application

This test is frequently used as a label comparison R&D tool. It is performed by rubbing a printed label against a substrate to evaluate scuffing resistance. The Sutherland Rub test can aid in the decision regarding one printing technology or another.

Sutherland Rub label test