ASTM D2051-03

    Standard Test Method for Durability of Finish of Zippers to Laundering


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers the determination of the durability of the enamel or other decorative coating of a zipper when subjected to laundering.

    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

    D2050 Terminology Relating to Fasteners and Closures Used with Textiles

    D2052 Test Method for Colorfastness of Zippers to Drycleaning

    D2053 Test Method for Colorfastness of Zippers to Light

    D2054 Test Method for Colorfastness of Zipper Tapes to Crocking

    D2057 Test Method for Colorfastness of Zippers to Laundering

    D2058 Test Method for Durability of Finish of Zippers to Drycleaning

    D2059 Test Method for Resistance of Zippers to Salt Spray (Fog)

    D2060 Test Methods for Measuring Zipper Dimensions

    D2061 Test Methods for Strength Tests for Zippers

    D2062 Test Methods for Operability of Zippers

    AATCC Method

    Method 61 Colorfastness to Washing, Domestic; and Laundering, Commercial: Accelerated Technical Manual of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, P.O. Box 12215, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709.


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 61.040 (Headgear. Clothing accessories. Fastening of clothing)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 53141503(Zippers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2051-03

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2051-03, Standard Test Method for Durability of Finish of Zippers to Laundering, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2003, www.astm.org

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