Significance and Use
These specifications are considered satisfactory for classifying wool top or mohair top by grade and provide a basis for acceptance of commercial shipments.
1.1 These specifications are applicable in the classification, by fineness grade, of the fiber in wool top, mohair top, wool yarns, mohair yarns, wool fabrics, and mohair fabrics of the worsted type.
Note 1—For fineness specifications for wool, mohair, and alpaca, refer to Specifications D3991 and D2252.
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
D2130 Test Method for Diameter of Wool and Other Animal Fibers by Microprojection
D2252 Specification for Fineness of Types of Alpaca
D3991 Specifications for Fineness of Wool or Mohair and Assignment of Grade
D4845 Terminology Relating to Wool
animal fibers (except wool); number grade; wool; yarn;
ICS Number Code 59.060.10 (Natural fibres)
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