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ASTM D2050-19

Standard Terminology Relating to Subassemblies Used in the Manufacture of Textiles

1.1 This standard identifies terminology related to subassemblies used in the construction of textiles both general and specific and can be categorized as any component or structure that is used in the construction or assembly of a textile product. Subassemblies can be in the form of closures (for example, slide fasteners, buttons, snap fasteners, hook and loop (touch) fastners) or methods of joining (for example, stitches and seams).

1.2 The subassembly terms relating to Buttons are found in Terminology Section 3.

1.3 The subassembly terms relating to Hook and Loop (Touch) fasteners are in Terminology Section 4.

1.4 The subassembly terms relating to Snap Fasteners are found in Terminology Section 5.

1.5 The subassembly terms relating to Slide Fasteners are found in Terminology Section 6.

1.6 For other terms associated with textiles, refer to Terminology D123.

1.7 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, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.8 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

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