ASTM D3992 - 94(2012)e1

    Standard Specifications for Fineness of Wool Top or Mohair Top and Assignment of Grade

    Active Standard ASTM D3992 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.13

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.01


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    ASTM D3992

    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. Scope

    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.

    ASTM Standards

    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

    Federal Standards

    MeasurementMethodfor


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.060.10 (Natural fibres)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11151508(Wool fibers)


    DOI: 10.1520/D3992-94R12E01

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