ASTM D2817 - 05(2009)

    Standard Specification for Maximum Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere

    Active Standard ASTM D2817 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.13

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.01


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    Abstract

    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.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    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. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    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


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.060.10 (Natural fibres)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11151508(Wool fibers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D2817-05R09

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