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MSC Vertical Wicking

Test Method(s):
    · AATCC Test Method 197
    · AATCC Test Method 197, Vertical Wicking of Textiles

Scope: This test method is used to evaluate the ability of vertically aligned fabric specimens to transport liquid along and/or through them, and is applicable to woven, knitted, or nonwoven fabrics.

There are two Option: A & B:

  • Option A - Measures time and a given distance
  • Option B - Measures distance at a given time (Similar to the typical mthods used int he past for vertical wicking)
    • Sample is conditioned in atmospheric conditions for textiles