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Colorfastness to Crocking (AHFA or ACT Standards)

AATCC Test Method 8 Following AHFA Joint Industry Fabrics Standards & Guidelines for Upholstery Fabric.

AATCC Test Method 8 Following ACT (Association for Contract Textiles) Voluntary Performance Guidelines for Upholstery Fabric or Wall-coverings.

Test Method(s):
    · AATCC Test Method 8, Colorfastness to Crocking: AATCC Crock-meter Method

Scope: Determines the amount of color transferred from the surface of colored textile material to other surfaces by rubbing.

  • Sample is placed on crock-meter
  • A 100% cotton white fabric cloth is rubbed across the sample 10 times in the wet and dry state
  • The cotton cloth is evaluated for staining

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