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Test Method: SATRA TM12

Density of leather, leatherboard and insole materials

August 2016

SCOPE

This method is intended to determine the density of a material. The method is mainly applicable to leather and fibreboard materials used in footwear construction but can be used with any type of semi-rigid sheet material.

PRINCIPLE

The dimensions of a test specimen are measured and its volume calculated. The mass of the test specimen is then measured and the average density determined.

REFERENCES

BS 907: 1965 – Specification for dial gauges for linear measurement.

HISTORY

First issued December 1966. Revised July 1980, March 1993, August 2016.

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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USAGES

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