Standard Active Last Updated: Jun 26, 2017
ASTM D6737-12(2017)

Standard Test Method for Bulk Density of Tapered Paintbrush Filaments

Standard Test Method for Bulk Density of Tapered Paintbrush Filaments
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Significance and Use

3.1 Filaments are available in a variety of cross-sections and materials. A measure of bulk density permits the brushmaker to estimate the weight of filament required to prepare a given number of brushes.


1.1 This test method covers a procedure for measuring the weight of filaments per unit volume.

1.2 This method is applicable only to monofilament with tapered longitudinal profiles.

1.3 The values given 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.

1.5 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: 06.02
Developed by Subcommittee: D01.61
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/D6737-12R17
ICS Code: 87.100