ASTM WK19318

    New Test Method for Abrasion of Ambidextrous Medical Examination Gloves

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D11.40 | Committee D11 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    The test method describes a procedure to stress ambidextrous gloves by abrasion. The glove evaluates the whole glove in the test. Glove Abrasion is quantified by water leak testing the gloves are the abrasion test.

    The test is required so gloves can be stressed to determine how long they can be worn before changing. This test will be used by manufacturers, government agencies as well as the end user.


    Durability; wear;

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:

    Technical Contact:
    Katrina Cornish

    Draft Under Development