1.1 This test method covers the determination of linear density (gravimetric fineness hereafter stated as fineness), maturity, micronaire and ribbon width of cotton fibers from a loose, chemically untreated sample taken before harvest, during ginning, during mill processing or unraveled from raw (undyed) yarn or fabric
KeywordsCotton fiber, maturity, fineness, linear density, gravimetric fineness, micronaire, ribbon width
New standard for measuring cotton fiber cross-sectional properties including fineness, maturity and ribbon width. For use in research and QA laboratories by cotton breeders, crop agronomists, cotton classing agencies, ginners and spinning mills.
The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.Back to Top
Ballot Item Approved as D8394-2021 and Pending Publication