ASTM D2259-02(2016)e1 PDF
Standard Test Method for Shrinkage of Yarns
standard by ASTM International, 01/01/2016
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1.1 This test method is used to determine the shrinkage of yarns in skein form when treated in boiling water, dry heat, saturated steam, or solvents. This test method is applicable to yarns made from any fiber or combination of fibers where the tex of the yarn is known or can be determined. This test method is not recommended for elastomeric yarns and those yarns that stretch more than 5 % under the tension loadings prescribed, although it has been used for the latter.
Note 1: Procedures for determining yarn shrinkage and bulk properties of textured yarns are covered in Test Method .
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