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ASTM D1516-05(2021)

Standard Test Method for Width of Leather

Standard Test Method for Width of Leather D1516-05R21 ASTM|D1516-05R21|en-US Standard Test Method for Width of Leather Standard new BOS Vol. 15.04 Committee D31
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Significance and Use

3.1 This test method is designed to measure the width of specimens before and after they are subjected to various tests which may change the width. A test procedure wherein such measurements could be used is the change in area of square pieces when measuring the resistance of leather to synthetic perspiration solution.


1.1 This test method covers determination of the width of physical test specimens and of regularly shaped units and pieces of all types of leather. This test method does not apply to wet blue.

1.2 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 15.04
Developed by Subcommittee: D31.07
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.1520/D1516-05R21
ICS Code: 59.140.30