ASTM D2050 - 19

    Standard Terminology Relating to Subassemblies Used in the Manufacture of Textiles

    Active Standard ASTM D2050 | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.54

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.01


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    1. Scope

    1.1 This standard identifies terminology related to subassemblies used in the construction of textiles both general and specific and can be categorized as any component or structure that is used in the construction or assembly of a textile product. Subassemblies can be in the form of closures (for example, slide fasteners, buttons, snap fasteners, hook and loop (touch) fastners) or methods of joining (for example, stitches and seams).

    1.2 The subassembly terms relating to Buttons are found in Terminology Section 3.

    1.3 The subassembly terms relating to Hook and Loop (Touch) fasteners are in Terminology Section 4.

    1.4 The subassembly terms relating to Snap Fasteners are found in Terminology Section 5.

    1.5 The subassembly terms relating to Slide Fasteners are found in Terminology Section 6.

    1.6 For other terms associated with textiles, refer to Terminology D123.

    1.7 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    1.8 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

    D1230 Test Method for Flammability of Apparel Textiles

    D2060 Test Methods for Measuring Zipper Dimensions

    D2061 Test Methods for Strength Tests for Zippers

    D3657 Specification for Zipper Dimensions

    D4846 Test Method for Resistance to Unsnapping of Snap Fasteners

    D5169 Test Method for Shear Strength (Dynamic Method) of Hook and Loop Touch Fasteners

    D5171 Test Method for Impact Resistance of Plastic Sew-Through Buttons

    D5646 Terminology Relating to Seams and Stitches Used in Home Sewing

    D7142 Test Method for Holding Strength of Prong-Ring Attached Snap Fasteners


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 01.040.61 (Clothing industry (Vocabularies)); 61.040 (Headgear. Clothing accessories. Fastening of clothing)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 53141503(Zippers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D2050-19

    Citation Format

    ASTM D2050-19, Standard Terminology Relating to Subassemblies Used in the Manufacture of Textiles, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2019, www.astm.org

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