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Physical Testing for Textiles and Hosiery Tests:

AATCC 118

  • Oil Repellancy: Hydrocarbon Resistance test

AATCC 130

  • Soil Release - Oily

ASTM D4265

  • Evaluating Stain Removal Performance in Home Laundering - up to 6 stains (excluding blood)

AATCC/ASTM TS-008

  • Appearance After Repeated Home Laundering - Color Change, Skew, Pill, Fuzz

ASTM D737

  • Air Permeability - US Standard (38 cm2 sample head; 125 Pa; cfm)
  • Air Permeability - US Standard (20 cm2 sample head; 125 Pa; cfm)

BS 5636

  • Air Permeability - British Standard (5 cm2 sample head; 98 Pa, cm3/cm2/s)

WSP 70.1 2008

  • Air Permeability of Nonwoven Materials

AS 2001.2.34-1990

  • Air Permeability - Australian Standard (38 cm2 sample head, 98 Pa, cm3/cm2/s)

STTM D3938

  • Care Instruction Confirmation
  • Care Instruction Establish

ASTM D3776 Accredited ISO/IEC 17025

  • Fabric Weight

ISO 3801: 1997 Method 5

  • Fabric Weight (Mass per Unit Area)

CAN/CGSB-4.2 No. 5.1-M90

  • Unit Mass of Fabrics

WSP 130.1 2009

  • Fabric Weight (Mass per Unit Area) (Nonwovens)

ASTM D751 Sect. 10.2

  • Fabric Mass - Coated Fabrics

ASTM D3774

  • Fabric Width

CAN/CGSB-4.2 No. 4.1-2008

  • Determination of Width and Length of Textile Fabrics

AATCC 135-3X

  • Dimensional Change / Stability (Shrinkage) - Fabrics After Home Laundering at 3X

 

 

AATCC 150 - 3X

  • Dimensional change / Stability (Shrinkage) - Garments After Home Laundering at 3X

AATCC 135 - 5X

  • Dimensional Change /Stability (Shrinkage) - Fabrics After Home Laundering at 5X

AATCC 150 - 5X

  • Dimensional Change / Stability (Shrinkage) - Garments After Home Laundering at 5X

AATCC 135 / Stretch Method

  • Dimensional Change / Stability (Shrinkage) - Socks After Home Laundering by Stretch Method

ISO 5077:2007

  • Dimensional Change / Stability (Shrinkage) - ISO Method

CAN/CGSB-4.2 No. 58-2004

  • Dimensional Change / Stability (Shrinkage) - Canadian Method

AATCC 135 & PERC dry Cleaning

  • Dimensional Change / Stability (Shrinkage) - Fabrics After Actual Commercial Dry Cleaning (3)

ASTM D1204

  • Linear Dimensional Change

HIFOMACO LCS 4800

  • Fit Properties of Socks - NAHM Forms & Stretch Information - Original State
  • Fit Properties of Socks - NAHM Forms & Stretch Information - After 3 Home Launderings
  • Fit Properties of Socks - NAHM Forms Only - Original State

HIFOMACO HT - 36L

  • Fit Properties of Sheers and Tights - Stretch Information

AATCC 124

  • Smoothness Appearance of Fabrics After Repeated Home Laundering

ATTCC 888

  • Smoothness of Seams In Fabrics After Repeated Home Laundering - Single and Double Seam

AATCC 179

  • Skewness Change in Fabric and Garment Twist

ASTM D1388 - Option A

  • Stiffness of Fabrics - Option A: Using the Shirley Stiffness Tester

MSC Method

  • Fabric Thickness