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ASTM Releases Yarn and Thread Test Methods

April 14, 2016

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) released several standards involving yarns and threads. Further details are provided below:

ASTM D6612 - 00(2016) - Standard Test Method for Yarn Number and Yarn Number Variability Using Automated Tester ASTM D6612 – 00 (2011) D13.58
ASTM D3693 - 02(2016) - Standard Specification for Labeled Length per Holder of Sewing Thread ASTM D3693 – 02 (2011) D13.58
ASTM D2259 - 02(2016) - Standard Test Method for Shrinkage of Yarns ASTM D2259 – 02 (2011) D01.57
ASTM D1578 - 93(2016) - Standard Test Method for Breaking Strength of Yarn in Skein Form ASTM D1578 – 93 (2011) D13.58
ASTM D204 - 02(2016) - Standard Test Methods for Sewing Threads ASTM D204- 02 (2010)e1 D13.58

The standards were published March 4, 2016.

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