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    ASTM D4113 - 02(2013)

    Standard Performance Specification for Woven Slipcover Fabrics

    Active Standard ASTM D4113 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.63

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.01


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 Fabrics intended for this end-use should meet all of the requirements listed inTable 1 .

    5.2 It should be recognized that fabrics can be produced with an almost infinite number of combination of construction variables (for example, type of fibers, percentage of fibers, yarn twist, yarn number, warp and pick count, chemical and mechanical finishes). Additionally, fashion or aesthetics dictate that the ultimate consumer may find acceptable articles made from fabrics that do not conform to all of the requirements in Table 1.

    5.2.1 Hence, no single performance specification can possibly apply to all the various fabrics that could be utilized for this end-use.

    5.3 The uses and significance of particular properties and test methods are discussed in the appropriate sections of the specified test methods.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This performance specification covers woven fabrics comprised of any textile fiber or mixture of fibers to be used in slipcovers.

    1.2 These requirements apply to both the length and width directions for those properties where fabric direction is pertinent.

    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

    D434 Test Method for Resistance to Slippage of Yarns in Woven Fabrics Using a Standard Seam

    D1336 Test Method for Distortion of Yarn in Woven Fabrics

    D2261 Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by the Tongue (Single Rip) Procedure (Constant-Rate-of-Extension Tensile Testing Machine)

    D2724 Test Methods for Bonded, Fused, and Laminated Apparel Fabrics

    D5034 Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)

    AATCC Test Methods

    15 Colorfastness to Perspiration

    16 Colorfastness to Light

    23 Colorfastness to Burnt Gas Fumes

    61 Colorfastness to Laundering, Home and Commercial: Accelerated

    8 Colorfastness to Crocking: AATCC Crockmeter Method


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 97.160 (Home textiles. Linen)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D4113

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D4113-02(2013), Standard Performance Specification for Woven Slipcover Fabrics, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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