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1.1 This guide outlines the Proficiency Test Program for Fabrics. Elements for planning the proficiency test program, selecting the sample fabrics to be used, the testing protocol, and the calculations for the data to be reported are included in this practice.
1.2 The planning of the proficiency test program requires a general knowledge of testing of textile fabrics and statistical principles included in the analysis of the data.
1.3 This guide is designed to meet the quality systems proficiency and competence requirements of participating laboratories. This program is not accredited to any international standard.
1.4 The instructions in this guide follow the logic of full scale laboratory tests as described in Practice and Guide , except with this new guide placing its emphasis on proficiency testing.
1.5 Procedures given in this guide are applicable to methods based on the measurement of discrete measurement data and grades or scores.
1.6 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.
|English title||Standard Guide for Proficiency Test Program for Fabrics|