EN ISO 2060:1995

Textiles - Yarn from packages - Determination of linear density (mass per unit length) by the skein method (ISO 2060:1994)

Publication date:   Jan 1, 1999

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   May 29, 2007


CEN/TC 248 Textiles and textile products

European Norm

59.080   Products of the textile industry | 59.080.20   Yarns



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Cancels and replaces the first edition (1972). Specifies a method for the determination of the linear density of all types of yarn in package form. Includes seven optional procedures based on different methods of conditioning and preparation. This method is applicable to single yarns; folded yarns; cabled yarns. Not applicable to yarns which stretch more than 0,5 % when the tension, in centinewtons, per unit linear density of yarn, in tex, increases from 0,5 to 1,0. Not applicable to yarns having a linear density greater than 2 000 tex.

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EN ISO 2060:1995
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 29, 2007