Colorfastness Testing >> Colorfastness After Actual Home Laundering

Actual Home Laundering

Test Method(s):
    · AATCC/ASTM Test Method TS-007

AATCC/ASTM Test Method TS-007, Procedure for Colorfastness to Home Laundering

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

  • Sample is paired with a multi-fiber strip
  • Then placed in an AATCC approved washer with ballast for one washing and drying cycle
  • The multi-fiber strip 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 strip is evaluated