Active Standard ASTM F1853 | Developed by Subcommittee: F08.22
Book of Standards Volume: 15.07
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Significance and Use
This test method can be used to quantify and compare packing volumes of sleeping bags. It defines the volume occupied by a sleeping bag under a standardized load (see 4.2).
1.1 This test method covers the quantitative volume of a sleeping bag in a cylinder under a standardized load.
1.2 This test method uses a physical volumetric measurement applicable in the laboratory or in the field.
1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses are provided for information only.
1.4 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 Number Code 97.200.30 (Camping equipment and camp-sites)