Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D3389-94(1999)

Standard Test Method for Coated Fabrics Abrasion Resistance (Rotary Platform, Double-Head Abrader)


1.1 This test method covers the determination of the resistance to abrasion of fabrics coated with rubber or plastics. The abrasion is measured by mass loss.

1.2 Two methods are covered as follows:

1.2.1 Method A -Abrasion to end point (Sections 8 to 10).

1.2.2 Method B -Abrasion for a specified number of cycles with determination of loss in mass (Sections 11 to 13).

1.3 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are for information only.

1.4 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.

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Book of Standards Volume: 09.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D11.37
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.1520/D3389-94R99
ICS Code: 59.080.40