ASTM D2816 - 18 - Standard Test Method for Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere

ASTM D2816 - 18

Standard Test Method for Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere

Status : Current   Published : July 2017



1.1 This test method covers a sequential procedure for determining whether or not the cashmere coarse-hair content of a sample exceeds a specified value.

Note 1:  For the maximum allowable cashmere coarse-hair content in cashmere, refer to Specification D2817.

Note 2:  For the quantitative analysis of cashmere hair and blends of cashmere hair and other fibers, refer to Test Methods D629.

1.2 This test method is applicable only to cashmere hair in the form of roving, yarn, or fabric, and to the cashmere hair content of blends with other fibers, where the expected cashmere coarse-hair content is not more than five mass percent (see Footnote C of Table 1). For greater expected mass percentages of cashmere coarse-hair, see Test Methods D629.

The data from these studies are on file with the Secretary of Subcommittee D13.13, Committee D13 of ASTM.

1.3  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.4  This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Standard NumberASTM D2816 - 18
TitleStandard Test Method for Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere
Publication Date01 July 2017
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Animal fibers (except wool), content, animal fibers (except wool)
File Size73 KB

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