Standard Performance Specification for
Women’s and Girls’ Knitted and Woven Corset-GirdleCombination Fabrics1
This standard is issued under the fixed designation D 4116; 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 and knitted fabrics composed of any textile fiber or a mixture of fibers
used in corsets, girdles, or a combination of the same.
1.2 This performance specification is not applicable to
knitted or woven corset-girdle-combination fabrics, to knitted
lace fabrics, and fabrics used for interlinings.
1.3 These requirements apply to the length and width
directions for those properties where each fabric direction is
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
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 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– of extension Tensile Testing Machine)2
D 2262 Test Method for Tearing Strength of Woven Fabrics
by the Tongue (Single Rip) Method (Constant-Rate-of traverse Tensile Testing Machine)3
D 2905 Practice for Statements on Number of Specimens
D 3786 Test Method for Hydraulic Bursting Strength of
Knitted Goods and Nonwoven Fabrics: Diaphragm Bursting Strength Tester Method4
D 3787 Test Method for Bursting Strength of Knitted
Goods: Constant-Rate-of-Traverse (CRT) Ball Burst Test4
D 5034 Test Method for Breaking Strength and Elongation.
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