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Colorfastness to Sea Water Testing

Test Method(s):
    · AATCC Test Method 106

AATCC Test Method 106, Colorfastness to Sea Water

Scope: Measures the resistance of sea water of dyed, printed, or otherwise colored textile yarns and fabrics

  • Sample is paired with a multi-fiber strip
  • Saturated with a sea water solution
  • Placed in a Perspirometer in an oven to simulate exposure
  • Color change of the sample and staining of the multi-fiber strip is evaluated