· 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
- Stain Tests
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
For more information, click this link: Threading Your Way Through the Labeling Requirements Under the Textile and Wool Acts