ASTM D4850 - 13

    Standard Terminology Relating to Fabrics and Fabric Test Methods

    Active Standard ASTM D4850 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.59

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.02


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This terminology covers definitions of technical terms used in the industry related to textile fabrics. Terms that are generally understood or adequately defined in other readily available sources are not included. Other terminology standards that have terms related to textile fabrics are shown in 2.1


    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

    D737 Test Method for Air Permeability of Textile Fabrics

    D1336 Test Method for Distortion of Yarn in Woven Fabrics

    D1388 Test Method for Stiffness of Fabrics

    D1424 Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling-Pendulum (Elmendorf-Type) Apparatus

    D1775 Test Method for Tension and Elongation of Wide Elastic Fabrics

    D1777 Test Method for Thickness of Textile Materials

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

    D2594 Test Method for Stretch Properties of Knitted Fabrics Having Low Power

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

    D2906 Practice for Statements on Precision and Bias for Textiles

    D3107 Test Methods for Stretch Properties of Fabrics Woven from Stretch Yarns

    D3511 Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Brush Pilling Tester

    D3512 Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Random Tumble Pilling Tester

    D3514 Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Elastomeric Pad

    D3773 Test Methods for Length of Woven Fabric

    D3774 Test Method for Width of Textile Fabric

    D3775 Test Method for Warp (End) and Filling (Pick) Count of Woven Fabrics

    D3776 Test Methods for Mass Per Unit Area (Weight) of Fabric

    D3786 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Textile Fabrics--Diaphragm Bursting Strength Tester Method

    D3787 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Textiles--Constant-Rate-of-Traverse (CRT) Ball Burst Test

    D3789 Practice for Labeling Cans of Consumer Spray Paint

    D3882 Test Method for Bow and Skew in Woven and Knitted Fabrics

    D3883 Test Method for Yarn Crimp and Yarn Take-up in Woven Fabrics

    D3884 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Rotary Platform, Double-Head Method)

    D3885 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Flexing and Abrasion Method)

    D3886 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Inflated Diaphragm Apparatus)

    D3887 Specification for Tolerances for Knitted Fabrics

    D3939 Test Method for Snagging Resistance of Fabrics (Mace)

    D3990 Terminology Relating to Fabric Defects

    D4032 Test Method for Stiffness of Fabric by the Circular Bend Procedure

    D4033 Test Method for Resistance to Yarn Slippage at the Sewn Seam in Upholstery Fabrics (Dynamic Fatigue Method)

    D4034 Test Method for Resistance to Yarn Slippage at the Sewn Seam in Woven Upholstery Fabrics

    D4157 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Oscillatory Cylinder Method)

    D4158 Guide for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Uniform Abrasion)

    D4350 Test Method for Corrosivity Index of Plastics and Fillers

    D4390 Practice for Evaluation of the Performance of Terry Bathroom Products for Household Use

    D4685 Test Method for Pile Fabric Abrasion

    D4772 Test Method for Surface Water Absorption of Terry Fabrics (Water Flow)

    D4848 Terminology Related to Force, Deformation and Related Properties of Textiles

    D4850

    D4851 Test Methods for Coated and Laminated Fabrics for Architectural Use

    D4964 Test Method for Tension and Elongation of Elastic Fabrics (Constant-Rate-of-Extension Type Tensile Testing Machine)

    D4966 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Martindale Abrasion Tester Method)

    D4970 Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Martindale Tester

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

    D5035 Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method)

    D5103 Test Method for Length and Length Distribution of Manufactured Staple Fibers (Single-Fiber Test)

    D5278 Test Method for Elongation of Narrow Elastic Fabrics (Static-Load Testing)

    D5362 Test Method for Snagging Resistance of Fabrics (Bean Bag)

    D5378 Performance Specification for Woven and Knitted Shower Curtains for Institutional and Household Use

    D5426 Practices for Visual Inspection and Grading of Fabrics Used for Inflatable Restraints

    D5430 Test Methods for Visually Inspecting and Grading Fabrics

    D5446 Practice for Determining Physical Properties of Fabrics, Yarns, and Sewing Thread Used in Inflatable Restraints

    D5587 Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Trapezoid Procedure

    D5684 Terminology Relating to Pile Floor Coverings

    D5793 Test Method for Binding Sites per Unit Length or Width of Pile Yarn Floor Coverings

    D6207 Test Method for Dimensional Stability of Fabrics to Changes in Humidity and Temperature

    D6614 Test Method for Stretch Properties of Textile Fabrics - CRE Method

    D6674 Guide for Proficiency Test Program for Fabrics

    D6770 Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Webbing (Hex Bar Method)

    D6797 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Fabrics Constant-Rate-of-Extension (CRE) Ball Burst Test


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.59 (Textile and leather technology (Vocabularies)); 59.080.30 (Textile fabrics)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11161800(Synthetic fabrics)


    DOI: 10.1520/D4850

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