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ASTM International - ASTM D1518-11

Standard Test Method for Thermal Resistance of Batting Systems Using a Hot Plate

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 January 2011
Status: inactive
Page Count: 6
ICS Code (Textile fabrics): 59.080.30
significance And Use:

The thermal resistance of a batting or batting/fabric system is of considerable importance in determining its suitability for use in fabricating cold weather protective clothing, sleeping bags,... View More

scope:

1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the thermal resistance, under steady-state conditions, of battings and batting/fabric systems, and other materials within the limits specified in 1.2. It measures the heat transfer from a warm, dry, constant-temperature, horizontal flat-plate up through a layer of the test material to a cool atmosphere and calculates the resistance of the material. The measurements are made under still air conditions (Option #1) or with a horizontal air flow over the specimen (Option #2).

1.2 For practical purposes, this test method is limited to determinations on specimens of battings and layered batting/fabric assemblies having an intrinsic thermal resistance from 0.1 to 1.5 K·m2/W and thicknesses not in excess of 50 mm.

1.3 This test method also provides a method for determining the bulk density of the material, the insulation per unit thickness, and the insulation per unit weight.

1.4 The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard.

1.5 This standard does not purport to address the safety concerns associated with its use. It is the responsibility of whoever uses this standard to consult and establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

Document History

July 1, 2014
Standard Test Method for Thermal Resistance of Batting Systems Using a Hot Plate
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the thermal resistance, under steady-state conditions, of battings and batting/fabric systems, and other materials within the limits specified in 1.2....
July 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Thermal Resistance of Batting Systems Using a Hot Plate
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the thermal resistance, under steady-state conditions, of battings and batting/fabric systems, and other materials within the limits specified in 1.2....
ASTM D1518-11
January 1, 2011
Standard Test Method for Thermal Resistance of Batting Systems Using a Hot Plate
1.1 This test method covers the measurement of the thermal resistance, under steady-state conditions, of battings and batting/fabric systems, and other materials within the limits specified in 1.2....
June 10, 1998
Standard Test Method for Thermal Transmittance of Textile Materials
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the overall thermal transmission coefficients due to the combined action of conduction, convection, and radiation for dry specimens of textile...
July 26, 1985
Standard Test Method for Thermal Transmittance of Textile Materials
1.1 This test method covers the determination of the overall thermal transmission coefficients due to the combined action of conduction, convection, and radiation for dry specimens of textile...
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