This test method measures the resistance to abrasion of the rubber materials used for soles and heels of footwear. This test is not recommended for materials less than 2.5mm thick.

Test method is commonly used for evaluating:

  • Vulcanized rubber – or other rubber materials which are similar to the standard reference compound

Please note: The information outlined above is to be used as reference for ASTM D1630 Standard Test Method for Rubber Property—Abrasion Resistance (Footwear Abrader). Please refer to the ASTM International website for full details.

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