December 8, 2016
ASTM International has released a standard intended for zippers. The standard is entitled as "ASTM D3692 - 89(2016) - Standard Practice for Selection of Zippers for Care-Labeled Apparel and Household Furnishings".
This practice provides guidelines to the manufacturer for the selection of zippers to be used in garments and household furnishings that have care labels. The use of this practice will facilitate the selection of a zipper compatible with the end-item requirements.
It was developed by subcommittee D13.54 on Subassemblies.
This standard was released on October 26, 2016.
Source URL: ASTM D3692 - 89(2016)