ASTM D7912 - 14

    Standard Test Method for Resistance of Finish to Heat Aging (Finish Stability)

    Active Standard ASTM D7912 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Significance and Use

    5.1 This test method is intended for use on all types of finished leathers.

    5.2 Finish stability is a significant factor in establishing the application and function of leather.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of resistance of leather finish to cracking, flaking or becoming tacky after aging.

    1.2 The values stated in SI 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.

    ASTM Standards

    D1517 Terminology Relating to Leather

    D1610 Practice for Conditioning Leather and Leather Products for Testing

    D2813 Practice for Sampling Leather for Physical and Chemical Tests


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    DOI: 10.1520/D7912

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