ASTM D6116 - 18

    Standard Test Method for Blocking

    Active Standard ASTM D6116 | Developed by Subcommittee: D31.05

    Book of Standards Volume: 15.04


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    Abstract

    This test method establishes the standard procedure for determining the resistance of leather to blocking under specific conditions of temperature, humidity, and pressure. This method is not applicable to wet blue. This procedure requires the use of a forced circulating hot air oven, American Medical Museum jar with lid, Petri dish with cover, and weights.

    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 test method covers the determination of the resistance of leather to blocking under specific conditions of temperature, humidity, and pressure. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

    1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.

    1.3 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.

    1.4 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.

    AATCC Standard

    AATCC TM15


    ICS Code

    ICS Number Code 59.140.30 (Leather and furs)

    UNSPSC Code

    UNSPSC Code 11162300(Leathers)


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    DOI: 10.1520/D6116-18

    Citation Format

    ASTM D6116-18, Standard Test Method for Blocking, ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2018, www.astm.org

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