ASTM D2118-05(2009)

    Standard Practice for Assigning a Standard Commercial Moisture Content for Wool and its' Products (Withdrawn 2018)


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This practice recommends that a single value be adopted for the commercial moisture content of wool in any of the following forms:

    1.1.1 Scoured,

    1.1.2 Carbonized and neutralized,

    1.1.3 Noils, uncarbonized,

    1.1.4 Top, oil or dry combed,

    1.1.5 Yarn, worsted,

    1.1.6 Yarn, woolen,

    1.1.7 Yarn, hand knitting, or

    1.1.8 Fabric.

    1.2 LimitationsGrease wool, pulled wool, and wool with pH below 5.0 are excluded from this practice.

    1.3 This standard does not purport to address 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

    D584 Test Method for Wool Content of Raw WoolLaboratory Scale

    D1909 Standard Tables of Commercial Moisture Regains and Commercial Allowances for Textile Fibers

    D2720 Practice for Calculation of Commercial Weight and Yield of Scoured Wool, Top, and Noil for Various Commercial Compositions

    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/D2118-05R09

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2118-05(2009), Standard Practice for Assigning a Standard Commercial Moisture Content for Wool and its' Products (Withdrawn 2018), ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2009, www.astm.org

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