ISO 2420:1972
ISO 2420:1972


The principle consists in an accurate measurement of the thickness and diameter of a disk of leather and calculation of the apparent density by dividing the mass by the volume. Used apparatus consists of steel press knife, thickness gauge, balance (+/- 0,001 g) and instrument for measuring diameter. The method is applicable to all leathers for which an accurate measurement of thickness can be made.

General information 

  •  :  Withdrawn
     : 1972-10
  •  : 1
     : 2
  •  : IULTCS International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies
  •  :
    59.140.30 Leather and furs

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