ASTM D1447-00

    Standard Test Method for Length and Length Uniformity of Cotton Fibers by Fibrograph Measurement


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the length and length uniformity of cotton fibers by use of the Fibrograph. The test method is applicable to fibers taken from raw or partially processed cotton or some types of cotton waste, but not to fibers from blends of cotton with other fibers or to fibers recovered from cotton yarns or fabrics.

    1.2 This test method covers procedures for all models of the Digital Fibrograph, hereafter referred to as Fibrograph.

    Note 1--Instructions for the use of Manual and Servo Fibrograph Models were included in the text of Test Method D1447 in 1971 and previous editions.

    Note 2--For other methods covering the measurement of the length of cotton fibers refer to Test Method D1440.

    1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    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.


    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

    D1440 Test Method for Length and Length Distribution of Cotton Fibers (Array Method)

    D1441 Practice for Sampling Cotton Fibers for Testing

    D1776 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles

    D3025 Practice for Standardizing Cotton Fiber Test Results by Use of Calibration Cotton Standards

    D7139 Terminology for Cotton Fibers


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.060.10 (Natural fibres)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11151507(Cotton fibers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1447-00

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1447-00, Standard Test Method for Length and Length Uniformity of Cotton Fibers by Fibrograph Measurement, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000, www.astm.org

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