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Abrasion Testing for Upholstery Textiles

Test Method(s):
    ·ASTM D 4157, Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics

Oscillatory Cylinder Method; Wyzenbeek Abrasion Tester

Scope: Covers the determination of the abrasion resistance of woven textile fabrics using the Oscillatory Cylinder Tester. *May not be usable for some fabric constructions.

  • Specimens are conditioned and run in atmospheric conditions for textiles
  • Abradant is chosen for the given application:
    • #10 Cotton Duck
    • Steel Screen

The customer selects one of the following three options for sample evaluation:

  • Abrasion to Rupture
  • Percentage Loss in Breaking Load
  • Evaluation for Visual Changes
    • Option 1 - 2 or more woven yarns break
    • Option 2 - Change in shade or appearance that is sufficient to cause a customer to complain.

For more information on Upholstery Textile testing, contact Shane Lynch at 828-327-7000 ext 4146