Active Standard ASTM D4786 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.01
Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
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Significance and Use
This test method is intended to be used to rate leathers as to their stitch tear strengths.
1.1 This test method is intended for determining the stitch-tearing strength of leather with a tear originating from one hole. It is particularly applicable to heavy leather. This test method does not apply to wet blue.
1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
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.
D1813 Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Leather Test Specimens
D2209 Test Method for Tensile Strength of Leather
ICS Number Code 59.080.30 (Textile fabrics)
UNSPSC Code 41114722(Tearing strength tester); 53141604(Sewing patterns)