Active Standard ASTM D4231 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.61
Book of Standards Volume: 07.01
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Significance and Use
This practice may be used to evaluate pertinent performance characteristics of men's and boys' launderable woven dress shirts and sport shirts.
The characteristics to be evaluated and the acceptance criteria assigned to these areas shall be set by mutual agreement between purchaser and supplier.
The uses and significance of specific properties are discussed in the appropriate test methods and performance specifications.
1.1 This practice covers the evaluation of specific characteristics of importance in launderable woven dress shirts and sport shirts.
1.2 Any launderable woven dress shirt or sport shirt may be evaluated using this practice, but it shall not be construed to be a standard of performance.
1.3 This practice may be used by mutual agreement between the purchaser and supplier to establish purchasing specifications.
1.4 This practice is not intended to be used in the evaluation of woven dress shirts or sport shirts when drycleaned or hand-washed.
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
D1683 Test Method for Failure in Sewn Seams of Woven Apparel Fabrics
D1776 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles
D3136 Terminology Relating to Care Labeling for Apparel, Textile, Home Furnishing, and Leather Products
D3477 Performance Specification for Mens and Boys Woven Dress Shirt Fabrics
D4154 Performance Specification for Mens and Boys Knitted and Woven Beachwear and Sports Shirt Fabrics
AATCC Test MethodsStandardization of H
ICS Number Code 97.060 (Laundry appliances)