ASTM D3990 - 12e1

    Standard Terminology Relating to Fabric Defects

    Active Standard ASTM D3990 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.59

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.01


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology covers defects in both woven and knit fabrics. Descriptions of the defects, illustrations, and related material are given under the most frequently used terms; synonym(s) are listed in parentheses and cross referenced.


    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

    D1776 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles

    D7811 Test Method For Bow and Skew using a Measuring Tool


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.59 (Textile and leather technology (Vocabularies)); 59.080.30 (Textile fabrics)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    DOI: 10.1520/D3990

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