ASTM D1777

Standard Test Method for Thickness of Textile Materials

Applicable Apparatus:  The Frazier Compressometer; The Frazier Schiefer Thickness Tester

ASTM
D
1777
2002
D1777-96(2002) Standard Test Method for Thickness of Textile Materials

1. Scope

1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the thickness of most textile materials.

1.2 This test method applies to most fabrics including woven fabrics, air bag fabrics, blankets, napped fabrics, knitted fabrics, layered fabrics, and pile fabrics. The fabrics may be untreated, heavily sized, coated, resin-treated, or otherwise treated. Instructions are provided for testing thickness, except as provided for in another standard such as listed in Section .

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

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.

2. Referenced Documents

D123 Terminology Relating to Textiles
D374 Test Methods for Thickness of Solid Electrical Insulation
D579 Specification for Greige Woven Glass Fabrics
D1776 Practice for Conditioning Textiles for Testing
D2475 Specification for Wool Felt
D2904 Practice for Interlaboratory Testing of a Textile Test Method That Produces Normally Distributed Data
D2906 Practice for Statements on Precision and Bias for Textiles
D3218 Specification for Polyolefin Monofilaments
D418 Test Methods for Testing Pile Yarn Floor Covering Construction
D461 Test Methods for Felt

Index Terms

fabric; thickness; 59.080.30

Applicable Apparatus:  The Frazier Compressometer; The Frazier Schiefer Thickness Tester