Active Standard ASTM D3693 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.58
Book of Standards Volume: 07.01
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This specification covers the requirements for the labeled lengths per holder of sewing threads of all materials. The test specimen is a thread holder whether a cone, tube, spool, ready-made bobbin, or any other holders. The observed length for all holders such as home sewing spools, ready-made bobbins, or all other holders which depends on the sampling size shall equal or exceed a certain percentage of the minimum allowable labeled length.
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1.1 This specification covers requirements for the labeled lengths of sewing threads of all materials.
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
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
D204 Test Methods for Sewing Threads
D3888 Terminology for Yarn Spinning Systems
D3990 Terminology Relating to Fabric Defects
D4849 Terminology Related to Yarns and Fibers
ICS Number Code 55.060 (Spools. Bobbins); 59.080.20 (Yarns)