ASTM D1440-96

    Standard Test Method for Length and Length Distribution of Cotton Fibers (Array Method)



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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the fiber length and length distribution in loose cotton fibers.

    Note 1-For another method for measuring fiber length, see Test Method D 1447.

    1.2 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

    D1441 Practice for Sampling Cotton Fibers for Testing

    D1447 Test Method for Length and Length Uniformity of Cotton Fibers by Photoelectric Measurement

    D1776 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles

    D7139 Terminology for Cotton Fibers


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11151507(Cotton fibers); 41114721(Fiber length tester)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1440-96

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1440-96, Standard Test Method for Length and Length Distribution of Cotton Fibers (Array Method), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 1996, www.astm.org

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