ISO 287:2017 Preview

Paper and board -- Determination of moisture content of a lot -- Oven-drying method

ISO 287:2017 specifies an oven-drying method for the determination of the moisture content of a lot of paper and board. The procedure in Clause 8, describing how the test pieces are drawn from the lot, is performed at the time of sampling.

ISO 287:2017 is applicable to every type of lot of paper and board, including corrugated board and solid board, provided that the paper or board does not contain any substances, other than water, that are volatile at the temperature specified in this document.

NOTE For determination of the dry matter content of a sample of paper or board, e.g. for calculation of the dry mass of the sample, ISO 638[1] can be used.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2017-11
  • Edition : 4
    Number of pages : 10
  • :
    ISO/TC 6/SC 2
    Test methods and quality specifications for paper and board
  • 85.060
    Paper and board

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