ASTM International - ASTM D2061-03
Standard Test Methods for Strength Tests for Zippers
|Publication Date:||1 December 2003|
|ICS Code (Headgear. Clothing accessories. Fastening of clothing):||61.040|
1.1 These test methods cover the determination of the strengths for zipper and zipper parts. All methods are not suitable for use with all kinds of zipper. The restrictions, if any, are indicated in the scope for each individual test method. The test methods appear as follows:
|Holding Strengths of Separable Units||25-32|
|Holding Strength of Slider Lock||82-90|
|Holding Strength of Stops||17-24|
|Resistance to Angular Pull-Off of Slider Pull||72-81|
|Resistance to Cushioned Compression of Sliders||33-42|
|Resistance to Pull-Off of Slider Pull||62-71|
|Resistance to Twist of Pull and Slider||52-61|
|Slider Deflection and Recovery||43-51|
|Strength of Chains and Elements||9-16|
1.2 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard.
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.