ASTM WK27031

    New Test Method for Shrinkage Temperature of Wet Blue and Wet White

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D31.02 | Committee D31 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the shrinkage temperature of all types of wet blue and wet white. The heating medium is water when the shrinkage temperature is at or below 98C. The heating medium is a glycerine-water solution when the shrinkage temperature is above 98C. 1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only. 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.

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    degree of tannage; shrinkage; shrinkage temperature; tannage; wet blue; wet white; boil test

    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:
    Okey Abara


    D31 (16-01)

    Ballot Item Approved as D8042-2016 and Pending Publication