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ASTM D1912

September 10, 2000

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Standard Test Method for Cold-Crack Resistance of Upholstery Leather

Includes all amendments and changes through Reapproval Notice , 2016

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  • Revision: September 10, 2000
  • Published Date: January 2016
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Page Count: 2
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This test method2 covers the measurement of the coldcrack resistance on all types of upholstery leathers, but especially in the field of automotive upholstery.3 This test method does not apply to wet blue.

The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as the standard. The values given in parentheses are provided for information only.

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.

2 Sometimes referred to as the Greuel Cold-Fold Test in Upholstery Group literature.

3 In the past, cold-crack resistance has been measured by various methods which were evaluated by the Upholstery Group Technical Committee in April 1957, and the Cold-Fold Test was adopted as a standard test in the industry. The method has been adopted by the following groups: The Upholstery Leather Group, Tanners’ Council of America. Fisher Body Division of General Motors Corp., Specification No. 29.1, dated April 12, 1957.