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Fiber Analysis

Test Method(s):
    · AATCC20
    · AATCC 20A

AATCC 20, Fiber Analysis: Qualitative

Scope: Describe physical, chemical, and microscopical techniques for identifying fibers in raw form or taken from yarn or fabrics.

  • Fiber specimens are subjected to a variety of selected tests to determine generic class or specific type
  • Visual and microscopical examination
  • Burning test
  • Solubility
  • Stain Tests
fabric and sock

 

 

AATCC 20A, Fiber Analysis: Quantitative


Scope: To determine fiber composition of textiles.

  • Use of chemicals to determine fiber composition
  • Use of microscope to determine fiber composition

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