Standard Historical Last Updated: Aug 16, 2017
ASTM D5417-99(2003)

Standard Practice for Operation of the Vettermann Drum Tester

Scope

1.1 This practice describes the equipment and operation of the Vettermann drum tester for testing pile yarn floor covering to produce changes in appearance and color due to changes in surface structure by mechanical action.

1.2 This practice is only applicable for use in testing unused pile floor covering of all types. It is not applicable for use in testing used pile yarn floor coverings.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard for all measurements except mass. The SI (metric) units for all measurements except mass are provided 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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Details
Book of Standards Volume: 07.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D13.21
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D5417-99R03
ICS Code: 97.150