YARN & THREAD PERFORMANCE TESTING
2013 Annual Fee: $348.00
Schedule: June, December
Sample amount distributed each test month: 1 spool of approx 500 yards.
The ASTM Proficiency Testing Program provides companies with a statistical quality assurance tool that enables them to compare, improve and maintain a high level of performance in the use of ASTM methods with other laboratories worldwide.
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This program provides you with:
Each laboratory returns their completed test data to ASTM for use in generating statistical summary reports. Final reports, provided to participants only, contain:
As a program participant, you will receive a spool containing 500 yards of a representative yarn/thread for testing, electronic interactive web based data report forms and test instructions for each test cycle. Your lab performs the test that you normally conduct within your facility using the specified ASTM program methods. Triplicate determinations by each lab are performed and statistics will be calculated on the average data submitted for each test by program participants.
Note: All program test parameters are subject to change but not without prior participant notification. Participation is NOT contingent on the performance of all program tests.
Test samples will be distributed by ASTM-PTP in West Conshohocken, PA. Program registration fees include the cost of shipping test samples to all program registrants.
Committee D13 on Textiles, consisting of over 500 members, and developer of over 300 standards, provides the technical direction for the program. Test information generated in the program is utilized by Committee D13 to determine if modifications to ASTM documents or new standards are warranted. Data submitted to Committee D13 from this ASTM-PTP Program are coded to maintain lab confidentiality.