Standard Active Last Updated: May 11, 2018
ASTM F2568-06(2018)

Standard Test Method for Measurement of Sleeping Bags

Standard Test Method for Measurement of Sleeping Bags
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Significance and Use

3.1 In this context, this test can be used for specifications, design, and quality control. Girth in and of itself is not to be used to predict the thermal properties of a sleeping bag.


1.1 This test method determines the internal girth, the internal length and width, and the external length and width of a sleeping bag under a standardized measurement method.

1.2 The measurement uses a physical measurement method applicable to any location where a flat level surface is provided.

1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard.

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, health, and environmental 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: 15.07
Developed by Subcommittee: F08.22
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.1520/F2568-06R18
ICS Code: 97.200.30