ASTM D 5736

Standard Test Method for Thickness of Highloft Nonwoven Fabrics

Name: ASTM D5736-95(2001) Standard Test Method for Thickness of Highloft Nonwoven Fabrics
Developed by Subcommittee: D13.90
Book of Standards Volume: 07.02
Applicable Apparatus: The Frazier Compressometer; The Frazier Schiefer Thickness Tester
1. Scope

1.1 This test method describes the measurement of thickness of highloft nonwoven fabrics. For thickness of nonwoven fabrics other than highloft, see Test Method D5729.

1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. The inch-pound units given in parentheses may be approximate.

1.3 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.

2. Referenced Documents

D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
D1776 Practice for Conditioning Textiles for Testing
D1777 Test Method for Measuring Thickness of Textile Materials
D2904 Practice for Interlaboratory Testing of a Textile Test Method that Produces Normally Distributed Data
D5729 Test Method for Thickness of Nonwoven Fabrics

Index Terms

nonwoven fabric; thickness; 59.080.30

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