ASTM D6409 - 99(2014)

    Standard Practice for Color Tests with Sheepskin Skiver

    Active Standard ASTM D6409 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.01

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This practice provides a standard procedure for comparing the color of leather tanned with different tanning extracts or mixtures of extracts or for monitoring the color consistency of tannery liquors.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice covers making color tests of all types of vegetable tanning extracts and of vegetable tanning materials to determine the color imparted to tanned skins.

    1.2 The values given in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are for information only.

    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.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.10 (Processes and auxiliary materials)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162303(Sheep leather)


    Referencing This Standard

    DOI: 10.1520/D6409-99R14

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    Citation Format

    ASTM D6409-99(2014), Standard Practice for Color Tests with Sheepskin Skiver, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2014, www.astm.org

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