ASTM D629/D276 is currently dormant however the information contained within it may be of value to industry or other interested parties. Qualitative and Quantitative fiber identification is currently under the active auspices of AATCCC Research Committee RA24 and Test Methods 20 and 20A. Since precision and bias development is also active under AATCCC Research Committee RA24 it is decided unanimously by AATCC and ASTM that new method development in this area will be conducted on an ongoing basis through AATCC. Per our recent discussion and work completed at ASTM San Antonio, below is the agreed upon text block for inclusion in the introduction to ASTM D629 and D276 rendering them dormant, with activity directed to AATCC RA24 and TMs 20 and 20A. I am copying Norma Keyes, the other task group member involved in crafting the text. This text avoids duplication of work and eliminates confusion.
Acceptance criteria/testing--textile fabrics/fibers; Animal fibers; Bast and leaf fibers/products; Cellulose and cellulose derivatives; Cellulose fiber; Chemical properties--textiles; Composition analysis--textiles; Cotton fibers; Cross-section measurement/properties; Dissection; Extractable matter content--textile fabrics/fibers; Fiber composition; Flax fiber and products; Hemp fibers/products; Man-made textile fibers; Mechanical dissection; Microscopic examination--textiles; Moisture analysis--textile fabrics/fibers; Nonfibrous material; Protein-base fibers; Quantitative analysis/measurement; Ramie; Sampling--textiles; Silk; Synthetic-base fibers; Textile fibers; Textile fibers--bast and leaf; Textile fibers--man-made; Wool and wool top;
Citing ASTM Standards
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