ISO 8559 1989 Edition, January 1, 1989
Garment Construction and Anthropometric Surveys - Body Dimensions First Edition
Additional Comments: ENGLISH
Published By:International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
This International Standard defines the location Of body dimensions taken on anthropometric surveys and for the Preparation of garment patterns and garment stands, and Specifies a Standard procedure for measuring the body.
The location and taking of body dimensions appropriate to all items of clothing and accessories for all population groups are covered in this International Standard.
The use of calipers and horizontally orientated anthropometers to determine width dimensions is excluded.
Not all the body dimensions defined in this International Standard are always necessary during anthropometric surveys or in the manufacture of clothes.