ASTM D5219 - 09

    Standard Terminology Relating to Body Dimensions for Apparel Sizing

    Active Standard ASTM D5219 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.55

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.02


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    Significance and Use

    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard is a compilation of terminology related to the body dimensions for necessary apparel sizing.

    1.2 For definitions of other textile terms, refer to Terminology D 123.

    1.3 The terms are listed in alphabetical order regardless of whether they are horizontal or vertical measurements. The three dimensional Avatars were created by Alvanon Inc. See Figs. 1-18.


    FIG. 1 Body Measurements


    FIG. 2 Upper Back Measurements


    FIG. 3 Body Measurements


    FIG. 4 Upper Body Meaurements


    FIG. 5 Upper Body Meaurements


    FIG. 6 Upper Body Meaurements


    FIG. 7 Center Front Waist Length


    FIG. 8 Center Back Waist Length


    FIG. 9 Upper Body Measurements


    FIG. 10 Back Measurements


    FIG. 11 Upper Body Measurements


    FIG. 12 Cervicale to Wrist Length


    FIG. 13 Upper Body Measurements


    FIG. 14 Arm Length (Bent Arm)


    FIG. 15 Crotch Length (Total)


    FIG. 16 Hand Width/ Hand Length


    FIG. 17 Hand Girth


    FIG. 18 Foot Length/Width


    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

    ISO Standards

    ISO8559 Garment Construction and Anthropometric Surveys--Body Dimensions


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.61 (Clothing industry (Vocabularies)); 61.020 (Clothes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 53102307(Body shaping garments)


    DOI: 10.1520/D5219-09

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