Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / ASTM to frame global standards for textile wear tests
ASTM to frame global standards for textile wear tests
01
Apr '13
ASTM invites all interested parties to join in the ongoing development of International standard D3181, Guide for Conducting Wear Tests on Textiles. The standard is now under the jurisdiction of D13.60 on Fabric Test Methods, Specific, part of ASTM Committee D13 on Textiles.

D3181 is used to provide data that will help predict the expected wear performance of a wide variety of textiles in end-use conditions. Textiles that can be tested with D3181 include those used in apparel, upholstered furniture, floor coverings, window treatments, and bed, bath and table linens. The guide can be used by those working in textiles for any of the following purposes:

-To determine the comparative performance of new or existing products;
-To determine the suitability of current products in different end users; 
-To evaluate and compare the effect of wear on construction details, as well as specific fabrics, fibers, dyeing, finishing and fabrication techniques.

The standard includes statistical methods for test design and analysis of data as well as standard procedures for evaluation of textiles.

Norma Keyes, Keyes Consulting, and a D13 member, notes that experimentation with fibers and chemistries, along with increased consumer awareness, has always fueled the need for wear tests but that it can be expensive for companies to design their own tests and achieve valid results. Use of D3181 allows companies to simplify the wear test process.

ASTM International


Must ReadView All

Israeli minister announces tax cuts on consumer goods

Apparel/Garments | On 14th Dec 2017

Israeli minister announces tax cuts on consumer goods

The Israeli Government will slash taxes by $227 million, finance...

Courtesy: Kelvin Techstyles

Apparel/Garments | On 14th Dec 2017

Kelvin Techstyles fuses style and function in city apparel

Fusing style and function in outdoor clothing, Roseville,...

India’s WPI inflation for textiles up 0.3% in Nov 2017

Textiles | On 14th Dec 2017

India’s WPI inflation for textiles up 0.3% in Nov 2017

India’s annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price...

Interviews View All

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Karin Ekberg
Leadership & Sustainability

Sustainable models are beneficial for brands, retailers and manufacturers

Shiladitya K Joshi
Truetzschler India Private Limited

India ITME provides a platform to interact with our stakeholders

Anupam Arya

<div>Jaipur-based Fabriclore Retailing Pvt. Ltd. is attempting to revive...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Kevin Nelson
TissueGen

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Robert Brunner
Devereux

Golfwear and menswear brand Devereux is set for greener pastures. Robert...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

December 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
69.6%
No
12.0%
Skip
18.5%

Total Votes: 92

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
62.0%
No
30.4%
Skip
7.6%

Total Votes: 92

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
87.0%
No
9.8%
Skip
3.3%

Total Votes: 92

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
81.5%
No
8.7%
Skip
9.8%

Total Votes: 92


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search