This specification sets the maximum permissible cashmere coarse-hair content in cashmere in the form of roving, yarn, or fabric. Single standard testing for the determination of the cashmere coarse-hair content shall be enough. In case of dispute, additional tests may be done.
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Significance and Use
This specification sets the maximum permissible cashmere coarse-hair content for cashmere in the form of roving, yarn, or fabric.
When agreed upon by parties in interest, this specification provides a basis for acceptance testing of roving, yarn, or fabric of cashmere, or blends of cashmere and other fibers in such products.
1.1 This specification covers the allowable cashmere coarse-hair content in cashmere which has been processed at least to the roving stage.
1.2 For blends of cashmere hair and other fibers, this specification is applicable only to the cashmere hair content of such blends.
Note 1—For the determination of the cashmere coarse-hair content in cashmere, refer to Test Method D 2816. For the identification of textile fibers see Methods D 276. For the quantitative determination of the composition of textile blends, see Test Methods D 629.
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.
2. Referenced Documents (purchase separately) The documents listed below are referenced within the subject standard but are not provided as part of the standard.
D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
D276 Test Methods for Identification of Fibers in Textiles
D629 Test Methods for Quantitative Analysis of Textiles
D2816 Test Method for Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere
D4845 Terminology Relating to Wool
animal fibers (except wool); content; Animal fibers; Cashmere; Coarse-hair content; Hair; Maximum cashmere coarse-hair content; Textile fabrics/fibers--specifications;
ICS Number Code 59.060.10 (Natural fibres)
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