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    ASTM D4028 / D4028M - 13

    Standard Specification for Solar Screening Woven from Vinyl-Coated Fiber Glass Yarn

    Active Standard ASTM D4028 / D4028M | Developed by Subcommittee: D13.18

    Book of Standards Volume: 07.01

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    This specification covers the general and physical requirements for commercial standard solar screening woven from vinyl-coated fiber glass yarn. The material shall conform to general and physical requirements of this specification. General requirements include workmanship, plasticizers, color, selvage, yarn splices, and container dimensions and rolls put-up. Physical requirements include roll appearance, mesh, roll length, roll width, mass per unit area, ignition loss, breaking strength, fabric stability, shading coefficient, flame resistance, blocking resistance, and color stability to accelerated weathering. Testing of both general and physical requirements shall conform to the test methods detailed in this specification. Lot and sample size shall be according to the acceptance number of the specification.

    This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. It is informational only and not an official part of the standard; the full text of the standard itself must be referred to for its use and application. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.

    1. Scope

    1.1 This specification covers the requirements for vinyl-coated fiber glass solar screening, and should help users recognize the characteristics of acceptable vinyl-coated fiber glass solar screening. This specification is limited in application to vinyl-coated fiber glass solar screening that is produced with a ribbed pattern woven in the warp direction. The applicability of this specification to vinyl-coated fiber glass type solar screening of a non-rib, a double rib (ribs in both warp and filling direction), or a filling rib construction is not known.

    1.2 This specification shows the definitions, general requirements, and physical requirements for commercial standard vinyl-coated fiber glass solar screening designed and woven for installation in any dwelling, building, or structure for the purpose of providing a significant reduction in solar heat gain, while providing outward view and interior light. Solar screening provides a structure that has insect-restraining capabilities equivalent to standard insect screening.

    Note 1For information on standard insect screening, see Specification D3656.

    1.3 The values stated in either SI units or inch-pound units are to be regarded separately as standard. The values stated in each system may not be exact equivalents; therefore, each system shall be used independently of the other. Combining values from the two systems may result in non-conformance with the standard.

    1.4 The following precautionary caveat pertains only to the test method portion, Sections 8-21 of this specification: 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 and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

    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

    D76 Specification for Tensile Testing Machines for Textiles

    D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles

    D3374 Specification for Vinyl-Coated Glass Yarns

    D3656 Specification for Insect Screening and Louver Cloth Woven fromVinyl-Coated Glass Yarns

    D3773 Test Methods for Length of Woven Fabric

    D3774 Test Method for Width of Textile Fabric

    D3775 Test Method for Warp (End) and Filling (Pick) Count of Woven Fabrics

    D4909 Test Method for Color Stability of Vinyl-Coated Glass Textiles to Accelerated Weathering

    D4912 Test Method for Fabric Stability of Vinyl-Coated Glass Yarn Insect Screening and Louver Cloth

    D4963 Test Method for Ignition Loss of Glass Strands and Fabrics

    D5035 Test Method for Breaking Force and Elongation of Textile Fabrics (Strip Method)

    D7018 Terminology Relating to Glass Fiber and Its Products

    AATCC Standard

    Evaluating Procedure 1, Grey Scale for Color Change.

    ANSI ASHRAE Standard

    Standard 74-1988, Method of Measuring Solar-Optical Properties of Materials

    Federal Test Method Standards

    CCC D-950 Specification, Dyeing and After Treating Processes for Cotton Cloths

    Military Standard

    MIL-STD-105D Sampling Procedures and Tables for Inspection by Attributes

    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.080.40 (Coated fabrics)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162112(Coated fabrics)

    Referencing This Standard
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    DOI: 10.1520/D4028_D4028M-13

    Citation Format

    ASTM D4028 / D4028M-13, Standard Specification for Solar Screening Woven from Vinyl-Coated Fiber Glass Yarn, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2013, www.astm.org

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