If you are an ASTM Compass Subscriber and this document is part of your subscription, you can access it for free at ASTM Compass
    ASTM D1909 - 13(2020)e1

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

    Active Standard ASTM D1909 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.51

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.01

      Format Pages Price  
    PDF 3 $46.00   ADD TO CART
    Hardcopy (shipping and handling) 3 $46.00   ADD TO CART

    Significance and Use

    4.1 The value listed for the commercial moisture regain and commercial allowance of a specific fiber type is not an experimentally determined quantity but a purely defined value arrived at for commercial purposes by interested parties. The actual moisture regain values of textile materials, when in moisture equilibrium with the standard atmosphere for testing, can deviate from the listed values. Equilibrium moisture regain values depend upon the previous history of the material. The actual finish content of textile materials can deviate from the listed values (see Test Method D2494).

    1. Scope

    1.1 These tables list the commercial moisture regains and commercial allowances commonly used for a number of textile fibers. Such moisture regain and allowance values are intended primarily for determining the commercial weight of a specific fiber when the fiber is bought or sold on this basis. These regain and allowance values also are used in calculating the linear density of yarn in procedures employing such factors and in the quantitative analysis of fiber blends.

    1.2 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

    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

    D2118 Practice for Assigning a Standard Commercial Moisture Content for Wool and its Products

    D2494 Test Method for Commercial Mass of a Shipment of Yarn or Manufactured Staple Fiber or Tow

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

    D4920 Terminology Relating to Conditioning, Chemical, and Thermal Properties

    BISFA Standard

    BISFA Terminology of Man-made Fibers

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.060.01 (Textile fibres in general)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11150000(Fibers and threads and yarns)

    Referencing This Standard
    Link Here
    Link to Active (This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard.)

    DOI: 10.1520/D1909-13R20E01

    Citation Format

    ASTM D1909-13(2020)e1, Standard Tables of Commercial Moisture Regains and Commercial Allowances for Textile Fibers, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2020, www.astm.org

    Back to Top