Astm D 3996 – 02 pdf free download

Standard Performance Specification for
Knit Swimwear Fabrics1

This standard is issued under the fixed designation D 3996; the number immediately following the designation indicates the year of
original adoption or, in the case of revision, the year of the last revision. A number in parentheses indicates the year of last reapproval. A
superscript epsilon (e) indicates an editorial change since the last revision or reapproval.

1. Scope

1.1 This performance specification covers circular and warp
knitted fabrics for use in knit swimwear, composed of any
textile fiber or a mixture of textile fibers.

1.2 These requirements apply to both the length and width
directions for those properties where fabric direction is pertinent.

1.3 The following precautionary statement pertains only to
the test methods portion, Section 7, of this specification. 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

2.1 ASTM Standards:
D 123 Terminology Relating to Textiles2
D 2905 Practice for Statements on Number of Specimens
for Textiles2
D 3786 Test Method for Hydraulic Bursting Strength of
Knitted Goods and Nonwoven Fabrics—Diaphragm
Bursting Strength Tester Method3
D 3787 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Knitted
Goods—Constant-Rate-of-Traverse (CRT) Ball Burst

2.2 AATCC Methods:4
8 Colorfastness to Crocking: AATCC Crockmeter Method
15 Colorfastness to Perspiration
16 Colorfastness to Light
23 Colorfastness to Burnt Gas Fumes
61 Colorfastness to Washing, Domestic, and Laundering,
Commercial: Accelerated
106 Colorfastness to Water: Sea
107 Colorfastness to Water
116 Colorfastness to Crocking: Rotary Vertical Crockmeter

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