Standard Performance Specification for
Woven Slipcover Fabrics1
This standard is issued under the fixed designation D 4113; 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.
1.1 This performance specification covers woven fabrics
comprised of any textile fiber or a mixture of fibers to be used in
1.2 These requirements apply to both the length and width
directions for those properties where fabric direction is pertinent.
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
2.1 ASTM Standards:
D 123 Terminology Relating to Textiles2
D 434 Test Method for Resistance to Slippage of Yarns in
Woven Fabrics Using a Standard Seam2
D 1336 Test Method for Distortion of Yarn in Woven
D 1424 Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by
Falling-Pendulum Type (Elmendorf) Apparatus2
D 2261 Test Method for Tearing Strength of Fabrics by the
Tongue (Single Rip) Procedure (Constant-Rate-extension Tensile Testing Machine)2
D 2724 Test Methods for Bonded, Fused, and Laminated
D 5034 Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation
of Textile Fabrics (Grab Test)3.
2.2 AATCC Test 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 Laundering, Home, and Commercial:
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