ASTM D2816-95

    Standard Test Method for Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This test method covers a sequential procedure for determining whether or not the cashmere coarse-hair content of a sample exceeds a specified value.

    Note 1---For the maximum allowable cashmere coarse-hair content in cashmere, refer to Specification D2817.

    Note 2--For the quantitative analysis of cashmere hair and blends of cashmere hair and other fibers, refer to Methods D629.

    1.2 This test method is applicable only to cashmere hair in the form of roving, yarn, or fabric, and to the cashmere hair content of blends with other fibers, where the expected cashmere coarse-hair content is not more than five mass percent (see Footnote C of Table 1). For greater expected mass percentages of cashmere coarse-hair, see Test Methods D629.

    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

    D629 Test Methods for Quantitative Analysis of Textiles

    D2130 Test Method for Diameter of Wool and Other Animal Fibers by Microprojection

    D2817 Specification for Maximum Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere

    D4845 Terminology Relating to Wool


    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11151507(Cotton fibers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2816-95

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2816-95, Standard Test Method for Cashmere Coarse-Hair Content in Cashmere, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2001, www.astm.org

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