ASTM D6587 - 12(2018) - Standard Test Method for Yarn Number Using Automatic Tester

ASTM D6587 - 12(2018)

Standard Test Method for Yarn Number Using Automatic Tester

Status : Current   Published : July 2018



1.1 This test method covers the measurement of yarn number of filament and spun yarns using automated testers. Some of the instruments are stand-alone and others are optional modules for instruments that perform additional tests.

1.1.1 The instruments are capable of measuring yarn numbers up to 4000 dtex (3600 denier).

Note 1:  For determination of yarn number by use of reel and balance, refer to Test Method D1907.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard.

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 D6587 - 12(2018)
TitleStandard Test Method for Yarn Number Using Automatic Tester
Publication Date01 July 2018
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 Linear density, yarn, yarn number
File Size195 KB

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