Colorfastness Testing >> Colorfastness to Solvent

Colorfastness to Solvent Testing

Test Method(s):
    · ASTM D 3597
    · AATCC Test Method 107

ASTM D 3597, Colorfastness to Solvent

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

  • Sample is paired with a multi-fiber strip
  • Saturated with technical grade perchloroethylene
  • Placed in a Perspirometer to simulate exposure
  • Color change of the sample and staining of the multi-fiber strip is evaluated

 

AATCC Test Method 107, Colorfastness to Solvent (Following Water Method)

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

  • Sample is paired with a multi-fiber strip
  • Saturated with technical grade perchloroethylene
  • Placed in a Perspirometer to simulate exposure
  • Color change of the sample and staining of the multi-fiber strip is evaluated