ASTM WK75392

    New Test Method for Surface Electrical Resistance of Leather

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    WK75392

    1. Scope

    This test method covers the determination of surface electrical resistance and surface electrical resistivity of leather. This test method does not apply to wet blue. This test method applies to leathers that exhibit surface resistivity in the range of 103 to 1012 ohms (per square).


    Keywords

    Leather; resistivity; surface resistance; electrode; Touch Screen

    Rationale

    This test method is not currently in the ASTM. It is used in military testing to verify touchscreen treatment of leather in gloves. This allows for use of touchscreen technology without removing gloves.

    The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.

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    Work Item Status

    Date Initiated:
    01-07-2021

    Technical Contact:
    Peyton Hall

    Status:
    Draft Under Development