ASTM WK35780

    New Practice for Resistance to Fuzzing of Loop Pile yarn Floor Covering

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    Developed by Subcommittee: D13.21 | Committee D13 | Contact Staff Manager


    1. Scope

    The practice provides guidance for the Resistance to fuzzing caused by broken filaments or damage to finished loop pile yarn floor covering using a hook tape roller attachment, capable of horizontal movement across the surface of the pile yarn floor covering.

    The determination of fuzzing characteristics of level and multilevel loop pile yarn floor covering is useful in quality and cost control during the manufacturing of pile yarn floor covering. The test method in determining the appearance and performance due to changes in the face fiber caused by friction of foot traffic etc.


    carpet, finished pile yarn floor covering, pile surface, loop pile yarn floor covering, textile floor covering, tufted fabric.

    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:
    David Phillips

    Draft Under Development