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Offered Tests:

ASTM D4157; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.1 or ASTM D4157 - ACT

  • Wyzenbeek Abrasion

ASTM D4966 - ACT

  • Abrasion Resistance
  • General upholstery to 20,000 cycles
  • Heavy duty to 40,000 cycles

ASTM D3511

  • Pilling Resistance: Brush Pilling Tester

ASTM D4034 - ACT

  • Seam Slippage
  • Upholstery
  • Drapery

ASTM D1683; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.21

  • Seam Break Strength and Seam Slippage - Failure in Sewn Goods

ASTM D5034; AHFA JIFS & G Ch. 26 Accredited ISO/IEC 17025

  • Break Strength and Elongation of Fabrics - Grab test

ASTM D5034 - ACT Acccredited ISO/IEC 17025

  • Break Strength and Elongation - Upholstery
  • Break Strength and Elongation - Wrapped Panels and upholstered Walls

ASTM D2261; AHFA JIFS & G Ch. 25

  • Tear Strength of Fabrics - Tongue Tear (Single Rip) Woven and Knit

AHFA JIFS & G Ch.9

  • Dimensional Stability to Water
  • Daimensional Stability to Solvent

ASTM D3775; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.15

  • Picks per Inch (Yarn Count)

ASTM D5587-08; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.25 Accredited ISO/IEC 17025

  • Tear Strength of Fabrics - Trapezoid Procedure - Tricot

AHFA JIFS & G Ch.10

  • Elongation - Woven Upholstery Fabric

AATCC 8; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.5

  • Colorfastness to Crocking

AATCC 8 - ACT

  • Wet & Dry Crocking - ACT guidlines for Upholstery, Wallcoverings or Drapery

AATCC 107; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.4

  • Colorfastness to Water

ASTM D3597-6.7; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.4

  • Colorfastness to Solvent

AATCC 16; AHFA JIFS & G Ch.6

  • Colorfastness to Lights - Option E

AATCC 16.3 - ACT

  • Colorfastness to Light - Opt 3
  • Upholstery
  • Wall Coverings
  • Drapery

CAN/CGSB-4.2 No. 6-2013

  • Determination of Number of Threads per Unit Length - Woven Fabrics

AHFA JIFS & G Ch.27

  • Fiber Migration