Agency. (Year, Month). Title of standard (Standard No. 123). Available from URL

Author, A. A. (Year, Month). Title of standard (Standard No. 123). Location: Publishing Agency.


ASTM. (2015, March). Standard test methods for quantitative analysis of textiles (Standard No. D629 - 15). Available from

In-text: (ASTM, 2015, para. 15)


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