These test methods cover four options for measuring fabric length and are applicable to full rolls or bolts of materials. There are four approved options of measuring length as follows: option A - hand, option B - drum, option C - clock, and option D - folding. The length is measured from one end of the fabric to the other, using a suitable graduated device, or apparatus as described in the option used. The significance, use, and apparatus of the four options are presented in details.
1.1 These test methods cover four options for measuring fabric length and are applicable to full rolls or bolts of materials.
1.2 There are four approved options of measuring length as follows:
1.2.1 Option A—Hand (Section ).
1.2.2 Option B—Drum (Section ).
1.2.3 Option C—Clock (Section ).
1.2.4 Option D—Folding (Section ).
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