ISO 17697:2016

Footwear — Test methods for uppers, lining and insocks — Seam strength

Publication date:   Apr 29, 2016

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90.93 Standard confirmed   May 4, 2022

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ISO/TC 216 Footwear

International Standard

61.060   Footwear

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ISO 17697:2016 specifies two test methods for determining the seam strength of uppers, lining or insocks, irrespective of the material, in order to assess the suitability for the end use.
These methods are as follows.
- Method A: Needle perforations. For determining the force required to pull a row of needles through an upper material, in a direction perpendicular to the row.
- Method B: Stitched seams. For determining the breaking strength of stitched seams in shoe upper and lining materials. This method is applicable to seams cut from shoes or made up to simulate footwear constructions.

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PREVIOUSLY

Revises
ISO 17697:2003

NOW

PUBLISHED
ISO 17697:2016
90.93 Standard confirmed
May 4, 2022