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Test Method: SATRA TM193

Abrasion resistance of leather

June 2004

SCOPE

This method is intended to determine the abrasion resistance of leather. The method is mainly applicable to leather used as footwear soling material but can be used with any type of heavy leather.

PRINCIPLE

A circular test specimen under a constant force is placed in contact with a rotating cylinder covered with a standard abrasive cloth. The test specimen is then moved along the length of the cylinder so that it traverses a helical path in contact with the abrasive. The thickness of leather abraded per thousand revolutions of the cylinder is calculated. The severity of the abradant is verified by abrading a reference material.

REFERENCES

This Test Method does not reference any additional Standards or Test Methods.

HISTORY

First issued August 2000. Revised June 2004.

AVAILABILITY

This test method is available to members and non-members.

PRICE (ex. VAT)

This price is for a printed copy of the Test Method.

  • Members: £65
  • Non-members: £195

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