ASTM WK73476

    Revision of D7255 - 14 Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Leather (Rotary Platform, Abraser Method)

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    Active Standard: D7255 - 20

    Developed by Subcommittee: D31.07 | Committee D31 | Contact Staff Manager



    abraser; abrasion; abrasion resistance; leather; rotary platform; Taber test; wear;


    5 Year Review Changes include: (1) updating summary of test in section 4.1 to include description of vacuum system; (2) including examples of resilient and vitrified wheels to 6.2, 10.1 and 10.2 and adding ability to use other types of wheels; (3) moving Note 2 to after paragraph 6.3; (4) changing resurfacing disc to refacing disc in 6.4.1 and updating description; (5) modifying wording of Note 5 to eliminate mandatory requirements; (6) replacing no visible wobble in 11.1.3 with acceptable deviation of turntable platform; (7) changing weight with mass, when referring to mass loss evaluation; (8) moving procedure of weighing test specimen from 14.2 (Interpretation of results) to 13.11; (9) adding option of evaluating color change using a grey scale rating to X2.3; (10) adding Summary of Changes.

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    Technical Contact:
    Alan Jaenecke


    D31 (20-02)

    Ballot Item Approved as D7255-2020 and Pending Publication