ASTM D1770-94(2000)

    Standard Test Method for Neps, Vegetable Matter, and Colored Fiber in Wool Top


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the number of neps and pieces of vegetable matter by size classes, and the number of colored fibers, in 15 g samples of wool top.

    1.2 This test method is applicable to wool top in any form.

    Note 1-For the determination of number of neps per specified mass of cotton samples, refer to Test Method D1446.

    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

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D1446 Method of Test for Number of Neps in Cotton Samples

    D1776 Practice for Conditioning and Testing Textiles

    D4845 Terminology Relating to Wool


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.060.10 (Natural fibres)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11151508(Wool fibers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D1770-94R00

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1770-94(2000), Standard Test Method for Neps, Vegetable Matter, and Colored Fiber in Wool Top, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2000, www.astm.org

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