1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the shrinkage of crimped or uncrimped single staple fibers when exposed to hot air or to near the boiling point of water.
Note 1- For shrinkage of fibers by the bundle test, refer to Test Method D 2102.
1.1.1 This test method is also used on staple fibers and filaments removed from tow or yarn.
1.2 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in either system are not exact equivalents; therefore, each system must be used independently of the other.
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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
ICS Number Code 59.060.01 (Textile fibres in general)