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ASTM D1815

September 10, 2000

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Standard Test Method for Water Absorption (Static) of Vegetable Tanned Leather

Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 2015

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  • Revision: September 10, 2000
  • Published Date: January 2015
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 2
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: Yes

Description / Abstract:

This test method covers the determination of the amount of water absorbed by leather at 23 ± 2°C by immersion under static conditions. It may be used on all types of leather, but is particularly adapted to vegetable-tanned sole leather. This test method does not apply to wet blue. 

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.