ASTM-D5252 › Standard Practice for the Operation of the Hexapod Tumble Drum Tester
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1.1 This practice describes the equipment and operation of the hexapod tumble drum tester for testing pile floor covering to produce changes in appearance and color due to changes in surface structure by mechanical action tester.
1.2 This practice is applicable for use in testing unused pile floor covering of all types. It is not applicable for use in testing used pile yarn floor coverings.
1.3 This practice may be used by mutual agreement between the purchaser and supplier to set purchasing specifications.
1.4 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.5 This practice does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this practice to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
appearance; carpet; floor covering; hexapod; pile yarn;; ICS Number Code 97.150 (Floor coverings)
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April 1, 2015