ASTM D7021 - 14

    Standard Performance Specification for Bathrobe, Dressing Gown, Negligee, Nightgown, and Pajama Fabrics

    Active Standard ASTM D7021 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.61

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.02


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    Abstract

    This performance specification covers fabrics used in bathrobes, dressing gowns, negligee, nightgown, and pajamas. The breaking strength, tearing strength, yarn distortion, yarn slippage resistance, bursting strength, bleaching, burnt gas fumes, crocking, perspiration, light, fabric appearance, and flammability shall be tested to meet the requirements prescribed.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    Significance and Use

    4.1 Fabrics intended for this end-use should meet all of the requirements listed in Table 1.

    4.2 It should be recognized that fabric can be produced utilizing an almost infinite number of combination of construction variables (e.g., type of fibers, percentage of fibers, yarn twist, yarn number, warp and pick count, chemical and mechanical finishes). Additionally, fashion or aesthetics dictate that the ultimate consumer may find acceptable articles made from fabrics that do not conform to all of the requirements in Table 1.

    4.2.1 Hence, no single performance specification can possibly apply to all the various fabrics that could be utilized for this end-use.

    4.3 The uses and significance of particular properties and test methods are discussed in the appropriate sections of the specified test methods.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This performance specification covers fabrics used in bathrobes, dressing gowns, negligee, nightgown, and pajamas.

    1.2 These requirements apply to the length and width directions for those properties where each fabric direction is pertinent.

    1.3 The following safety hazards caveat pertains only to the test methods described in this performance specification: 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D434 Test Method for Resistance to Slippage of Yarns in Woven Fabrics Using a Standard Seam

    D1336 Test Method for Distortion of Yarn in Woven Fabrics

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

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

    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

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

    D7022 Terminology Relating to Apparel


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 61.020 (Clothes)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 53102307(Body shaping garments)


    DOI: 10.1520/D7021

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