Water absorptiveness of sized (non-bibulous) paper, paperboard, andcorrugated fiberboard (Cobb test)
2020 Edition, 2020
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  • Revision:2020 Edition, 2020
  • Published Date:January 2020
  • Status:Active, Most Current
  • Document Language:English
  • Published By:Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI)
  • Page Count:6
  • ANSI Approved:Yes
  • DoD Adopted:No

  • This method describes a procedure for determining the quantity of water absorbed by nonbibulous paper, paperboard, and corrugated fiberboard in a specified time under standardized conditions. It is based on studies by Cobb and Lowe (1), Cobb (2) and other investigators (3, 4).

    For testing unsized and absorbent paper or paperboard, see TAPPI T 432 “Water Absorbency of Bibulous Papers.”