Physical Testing >> Appearance After Repeated Home Laundering

Appearance After Repeated Home Laundering - Color Change, Skew, Pill, and Fuzz

Test Method(s):
    · AATCC/ASTM Test Method TS-008

AATCC/ASTM Test Method TS-008, Appearance After Repeated Home Laundering

Scope: Evaluate colorfastness properties of fabric, garments, or other textile products after repeated home laundering.

  • Sample is paired with a multi-fiber stripe
  • Then placed in an AATCC approved washer with ballast for one washing and drying cycle according to the care label
  • The multi-fiber stripe is removed after one laundering
  • The sample is then laundered and dried 2 more times
  • Color change of the sample and staining of the multi-fiber stripe is evaluated