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BS 1006: 1990

-Methods of test for colour fastness of textiles and leather.

BS 2087-1:1992

-Preservative textile treatments. Specification for treatments  

BS 2087-2: 1992

-Methods of test.

BS 2F 127: 1991

-Specification for nylon fabrics suitable for coating with natural or synthetic elastomers for aerospace purposes.

BS 3102: 1959: (1997) - Withdrawn

-Specification for brass eyelets & washers for general purposes.

BS 3266: 1981: (1995) - Withdrawn

-Methods of test for determination of conductivity, pH, water-soluble matter, chloride and sulphate in aqueous extracts of textile materials.

BS 3408: 1992

-Specification for Tarpaulins.

BS 3424-0:2000

-Testing of coated fabrics

BS 3424-13:1999

-Testing coated fabrics. Guide to the selection of methods for colour fastness to light testing  

BS 3424-17:1987

-Testing coated fabrics. Method 20. Method for determination of dimensional stability to water immersion  

BS 3424-20:1987

-Method 23. Method for determination of dimensional changes on mechanical relaxation at zero tension.

BS 3424-36:1993

-Method 39. Method for determination of the dimensional stability of coated fabrics to domestic washing.

BS 3424-38:1998

-Testing coated fabrics. Determination of wounded burst strength  

BS 3566: 1982

-Specification for lightweight salvage sheets for fire service use.

BS 4303: 1968 (1995) - Withdrawn

-Method for the determination of the resistance to tearing of woven fabrics by the wing-rip

BS 4736: 1985, ISO 7771:1985

-Method for determination of dimensional changes of fabric induced by cold-water immersion.

BS 476

-Fire tests on building materials and structures.

BS 476-7: 1997

-Method of test to determine the classification of the surface spread of flame of products. Specifies a method of test for measuring the lateral spread of flame along the surface of a specimen in vertical position, together with a classification system based on rate and extent of the spread of flame.

BS 4790: 1987

-Methods of determination of the effects of a small source of ignition on textile floor coverings (hot metal nut method).

BS 4881: 1993

-Specification for polypropylene film cords, lines and twines.

BS 4F 123:1996

-Woven nylon narrow fabrics for aerospace purposes (nominally 235 dtex yarns)

BS 4F 57:1990 - Obsolescent

-Specification for scoured cotton fabric for inflatable equipment for aerospace purposes.

BS 5223-4:1976

-Specification for hospital bedding. Mattress covers of polyurethane coated nylon.

BS 5266-1: 2005

-Code of Practice for the emergency lighting of premises other than cinemas and certain other specified premises used for entertaining.

BS 5287: 1988 (1996)

-Specification for assessment and labelling of textile floor coverings tested to BS 4790.

BS 5426:1993

-Specification for workwear and career wear.

BS 5438: 1976

-Methods of test for flammability of textile fabrics when subjected to a small igniting flame applied to the face or bottom edge of vertically oriented specimens.

BS 5438:1989

-Methods of test for flammability of textile fabrics when subjected to a small igniting flame applied to the face or bottom edge of vertically oriented specimens

BS 5455:1977

-Specification for polyurethane coated nylon fabric for mattress covers.

BS 5576: 1985 (1991) (1996) (1998)

-Specification for safety features of camping tents, awnings, trailer tents and caravan awnings.

BS 5651:1989

-Method for cleansing and wetting procedures for use in the assessment of the effect of cleansing and wetting on the flammability of textile fabrics and fabric assemblies.

BS 5759: 1987 (1998) Superseded, Withdrawn - Replaced by BS EN 12195-2

-Specification for webbing load restraint assemblies for use in surface transport.

BS 5867 : 1980

-Specifications for fabrics for curtains and drapes

BS 5867-1:2004

-General requirements.

BS 5867-2: 1980 (1993)

-Flammability requirements.

BS 5F 120:2002

-Continuous filament nylon sewing threads for aerospace purposes.

BS 5F 58:2002

-Cotton thread for aerospace purposes.

BS 6085: 1992 - Superseded, Withdrawn - Replaced by BS EN 14119:2003

-Methods of test for determination of the resistance of textiles to microbiological deterioration.

BS 6170: 1981 (1998)

-Specification for flax canvas water buckets.

BS 6307: 1982 (1993) ISO 6925: 1982

-Method for determination of the effect of a small source of ignition on textile floor coverings (Methenamine Tablet test).

BS 6341: 1983 (1994)

-Specifications for fabrics for camping tents.

BS 6399-2: 1997

-Code of practice for wind loads. Replaces BS 6399: Pt2: 1995 which is withdrawn. BS 6399: Part 2: 1995 replaced CP3: Ch V: Pt 2: 1972 which is proposed for withdrawal.

BS 6668-1: 1986 (1991) - Superseded, Withdrawn Replaced with BS EN 14

-Specification for lifting slings for general service made from certain natural and manmade fibre ropes.

BS 6756: 1986 (1998)

-Specification for fibre rope cargo nets.

BS 6F 100: 1998

-Procedure for inspection and testing of textiles for aerospace purposes.

BS 6F 55:1991

-Specification for 345 g/m2 and 415 g/m2 cotton canvas fabrics suitable for aerospace purposes.

BS 7141:

-Narrow Fabrics.

BS 7141-1: 1991

-Specifications for poly-amide polyolefin woven tapes and webbings.

BS 7141-2: 1991

-Specification for cotton webbings for personal load carrying purposes.

BS 7141-3: 1990 (1995)

-Specification for wool tapes.

BS 7141-4: 1990 (1995)

-Specification for woven elastic webbings containing natural rubber.

BS 7141-5: 1990

-Specification for elastic flat braids containing natural rubber.

BS 7141-7: 1991

-Specification for woven cotton tapes and webbings.

BS 7144: 1989 (1995)

-Specification for flax and jute fabrics for industrial use.

BS 7157: 1989 (1994)

-Method of test for ignitability of fabrics used in the construction of large tented structures.

BS 7200: 1989 (1995)

-Specification for synthetic fibre needlefelts.

BS 7271: 1990 (1997) - Superseded, Withdrawn - Replaced with BS EN 137

-Specification for touch and close fasteners.

BS 7318:1990

-Specification for industrial sewing threads made from linen (flax) or cotton.

BS 7648: 1993

-Specification for double-braided ropes made from manmade fibre.

BS 7837: 1996

-Specification for flammability performance for textiles used in the construction of marquees and similar textile structures.

BS 8118-1: 1991

-Structural use of aluminium. Code of Practice for design.

BS 8118-2:1991

-Structural use of aluminium. Specification for materials, workmanship and protection.

BS EN 1101:1996

-Textiles and textile products. Burning behaviour. Curtains and drapes. Detailed procedure to determine the ignitability of vertically oriented specimens (small flame).

BS EN 1102:1996

-Textiles and textile products. Burning behaviour. Curtains and drapes. Detailed procedure to determine the flame spread of vertically oriented specimens.

BS EN 12195-1:2003

-Calculation of lashing forces

BS EN 12195-2:2001

-Safety - web lashing made from man made fibres.

BS EN 12195-3: 2001

-Load restraint assemblies on road vehicles - Safety - Part 3: Lashing chains.

BS EN 12195-4:2003

-Load Restraint Assemblies on Road Vehicles - Safety  
 
Part 4: Lashing steel wire ropes

BS EN 12811-1:2003

-Temporary works equipment. Scaffolds. Performance requirements and general design

BS EN 13738:2004

-Geotextiles and geotextile-related products. Determination of pullout resistance in soil

BS EN 13772:2003

-Textiles and textile products. Burning behaviour. Curtains and drapes. Measurement of flame spread of vertically oriented specimens with large ignition source.

BS EN 13773:2003

-Textiles and textile products. Burning behaviour. Curtains and drapes. Classification scheme

BS EN 13780 : 2003

-Touch and close fasteners. Determination of longitudinal shear strength.

BS EN 13782:2005

-Temporary Structures - Tents - Safety

BS EN 13795-2:2004

-Surgical drapes, gowns and clean air suits, used as medical devices for patients, clinical staff and equipment. Test methods  

BS EN 14115:2002

-Textiles. Burning behaviour of materials for marquees, large tents and related products. Use of ignition.

BS EN 14119:2003

-Testing of textiles. Evaluation of the action of microfungi.

BS EN 1414: 1997

-Touch and close fasteners - Cycling procedure for subsequent testing.

  

BS EN 1415: 1997

-Touch and close fasteners - Behaviour of slit selvedges.

BS EN 1416: 1997

-Touch and close fasteners - Determination of curvature.

BS EN 14686:2004

-Fibre ropes of polyester/polyolefin dual fibres  

BS EN 1492-1:2000

-Textile slings. Safety. Flat woven webbing slings, made of man-made fibres, for general purpose use.

BS EN 1492-2:2000

-Textile slings. Safety. Roundslings, made of man-made fibres, for general use.

BS EN 1492-4:2004

-Textile slings. Safety. Lifting slings for general service made from natural and man-made fibre ropes  

BS EN 14960:2006

-Inflatable play equipment. Safety requirements and test methods  

BS EN 1624:1999

-Textiles and textile products. Burning behaviour of industrial and technical textiles. Procedure to determine the flame spread of vertically oriented specimens.

BS EN 1625:1999

-Textiles and textile products. Burning behaviour of industrial and technical textiles. Procedure to determine the ignibility of vertically oriented specimens.

BS EN 1677-5:2001

-Components for slings. Safety. Forged steel lifting hooks with latch. Grade 4.

BS EN 1677-6:2001

-Components for slings. Safety. Links. Grade 4

BS EN 1734: 1997

-Rubber or plastics coated fabrics - Determination of  
resistance to water penetration - Low Pressure method.

BS EN 1735: 1997

-Rubber or plastics coated fabrics - Determination of flexibility.

BS EN 25978: 1993 / BS 3424 Pt 11: 1993 / ISO 5978: 1990

-Rubber or plastics coated fabrics - Determination of blocking resistance.

BS EN 340: 1993 - Revised, withdrawn. Replaced by BS EN 340:2003

-Protective clothing - General requirements.

BS EN 340:2003

-Protective clothing. General requirements.

BS EN 368: 1993

-Protective clothing - Protection against liquid chemicals - Test method: Resistance of materials to penetration by liquids.

BS EN 369: 1993

-Protective clothing - Protection against liquid chemicals - Test method: Resistance of materials to permeation by liquids.

BS EN 381-1: 1993

-Protective clothing for users of hand-held chain saws Part 1 Test rig for testing resistance to cutting by a chain saw.

BS EN 393: 1994 - Superseded, withdrawn. Replaced with BS EN ISO 1240

-Lifejackets and personal buoyancy aids - Buoyancy aid 50.

BS EN 394: 1994 - Superseded, withdrawn. Replaced with BS EN ISO 1240

-Lifejackets and personal buoyancy aids - Additional items.

BS EN 395: 1995 (1998) - Superseded, withdrawn. Replaced with BS EN I

-Lifejackets and personal buoyancy aids - Lifejacket 100.

BS EN 396: 1994 - Superseded, withdrawn. Replaced with BS EN ISO 1240

-Lifejackets and personal buoyancy aids - Lifejacket 150.

BS EN 399: 1994 - Superseded, withdrawn. Replaced with BS EN ISO 1240

-Lifejackets and personal buoyancy aids - Lifejacket 275.

BS EN 412: 1993 WITHDRAWN

-Protective aprons for use with hand knives.

BS EN 463: 1995

-Protective clothing - Protection against liquid chemicals - Test method: Determination of resistance to penetration by a jet of liquid (Jet test).

BS EN 464: 1994

-Protective clothing for use against liquid and gaseous chemicals, including aerosols and solid particles - Test method: Determination of leak-tightness of gas tight suits (Internal Pressure test).

BS EN 468: 1995

-Protective clothing - protection against liquid chemicals - Test method: Determination of resistance to penetration by spray (Spray test).

BS EN 471: 2003

-Specification for High Visibility warning clothes.

BS EN 510: 1993

-Specification for protective clothing for use where there is a risk of entanglement with moving parts.

BS EN 531: 1995

-Protective clothing for industrial workers exposed to heat (excluding fire fighters’ and welders’ clothing).

BS EN 532: 1995

-Protective clothing - protection against heat and flame - test method for flame spread.

BS EN 701: 1995 - Superseded, withdrawn. Replaced with BS EN ISO 9554

-Fibre ropes for general service. General specification. Replaces BS 2052: 1989, BS 4928: 1985, BS 6033: 1981 and BS 7648: 1993.

BS EN 919: 1995 - Superseded, withdrawn. Replaced with BS EN ISO 2307

-Fibre ropes for general service. Determination of certain physical and mechanical properties. Replaces BS 3913: 1982.

BS EN ISO 12402-2:2006

-Personal flotation devices. Lifejackets, performance level 275. Safety requirements  

BS EN ISO 12402-3:2006

-Personal flotation devices. Lifejackets, performance level 150. Safety requirements  

BS EN ISO 12402-4:2006

-Personal flotation devices. Lifejackets, performance level 100. Safety requirements  

BS EN ISO 12402-5:2006

-Personal flotation devices. Buoyancy aids (level 50). Safety requirements  

BS EN ISO 12402-8:2006

-Personal flotation devices. Accessories. Safety requirements and test methods  

BS EN ISO 13934-1:1999

-Textiles. Tensile properties of fabrics. Determination of maximum force and elongation at maximum force using the strip method  

BS EN ISO 13934-2:1999

-Textiles. Tensile properties of fabrics. Determination of maximum force using the grab method  

BS EN ISO 13935-1:1999

-Textiles. Seam tensile properties of fabrics and made-up textile articles. Determination of maximum force to seam rupture using the strip method  

BS EN ISO 13935-2:1999

-Textiles. Seam tensile properties of fabrics and made-up textile articles. Determination of maximum force to seam rupture using the grab method

BS EN ISO 13936-1:2004

-Textiles. Determination of the slippage resistance of yarns at a seam in woven fabrics. Fixed seam opening method  

BS EN ISO 13936-2:2004

-Textiles. Determination of the slippage resistance of yarns at a seam in woven fabrics. Fixed load method  

BS EN ISO 13998:2003

-Protective clothing. Aprons, trousers and vests protecting against cuts and stabs by hand knives  

BS EN ISO 15025:2002

-Protective clothing. Protection against heat and flame. Method of test for limited flame spread  

BS EN ISO 2307:2003 - Withdrawn replaced by BS EN ISO 2307: 2005

-Fibre ropes. Determination of certain physical and mechanical properties.  

BS EN ISO 2307:2005

-Fibre ropes. Determination of certain physical and mechanical properties  

BS EN ISO 4674-1:2003

-Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics. Determination of tear resistance. Constant rate of tear methods  

BS EN ISO 4674-2:1998

-Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics. Determination of tear resistance. Ballistic pendulum method  

BS EN ISO 5079:1996

-Textile. Fibres. Determinatio of breaking force and elongation at break of individual fibres.

BS EN ISO 5084: 1997

-Textiles - Determination of thickness of textiles and textile products.

BS EN ISO 6529:2001

-Protective clothing. Protection against chemicals. Determination of resistance of protective clothing materials to permeation by liquids and gases  

BS EN ISO 6940:2004

-Textile fabrics. Burning behaviour. Determination of ease of ignition of vertically oriented specimens  

BS EN ISO 6941:2003

-Textile fabrics. Burning behaviour. Measurement of flame spread properties of vertically oriented specimens.  
 

BS EN ISO 9073

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens  
 
 
 
 
 
Part 6:2003  
 
 
Absroption  
 
 
Implementation of European Standard EN ISO 9073-6:2003 by amendment to BS ISO 9073-6:2000.

BS EN ISO 9073-10:2004

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Lint and other particles generation in the dry state  

BS EN ISO 9073-13:2007

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Repeated liquid strike-through time  

BS EN ISO 9073-14:2007

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Coverstock wetback  

BS EN ISO 9073-2:1997

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Determination of thickness  

BS EN ISO 9073-4:1997

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Determination of tear resistance  

BS EN ISO 9073-6:2003

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Absorption  

BS EN ISO 9073-7:1998

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Determination of bending length  

BS EN ISO 9073-8:1998

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Determination of liquid strike-through time (simulated urine)  

BS EN ISO 9073-9:1998

-Textiles. Test methods for nonwovens. Determination of drape coefficient  

BS EN ISO 9554:2005

-Fibre Ropes. General Specification.

BS ISO 11224:2003

-Textiles. Web formation and bonding in nonwovens. Vocabulary  

BS ISO 11566:1996

-Carbon fibre. Determination of the tensile properties of single-filament specimens. Applicable to single filaments of carbon fibres, taken from multifilament yarns, strands, tows, staple fibres, staple yarns, woven fabrics, braids and knits.  

BS ISO 2076:1999

-Textiles. Man-made fibres. Generic names.

BS ISO 4880: 1997

-Burning behaviour of textiles and textiles products - Vocabulary.

BS ISO 5248:2003

-Textile machinery and accessories. Dyeing and finishing machinery. Vocabulary of ancillary devices  

BS ISO 5473: 1997

-Rubber or plastics coated fabrics - Determination of crush resistance.

BS ISO 7229:1997

-Rubber- or plastics-coated fabrics. Measurements of gas permeability