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Overview standard textile tests

 

1. Composition

1.02 Qualitative composition analysis ASTM D 276-00a (IR)
1.03 Qualitative composition analysis ISO 11357-3 (DSC)
1.21 Qual. and quantitative composition analysis ISO 1833 (max. 2 components)
1.22 Qual. and quantitative composition analysis ISO 1833

 

 

2. Construction

2.01 Fiber thickness (microscopic test), synthetics VTC method 8
2.02 Fiber thickness (microscopis test), wool ISO 137
2.03 Fiber length (microscopic test) ISO 6989
2.11 Linear density of yarn by the skein method EN ISO 2060
2.12 Linear density of yarn removed from fabrics ISO 7211–5
2.21 Twist in yarn EN ISO 2061
2.31 Yarn density EN 1049–2
2.41 Mass per unit length ISO 3801, method 1,4
2.42 Mass per unit area EN 12127
2.43 Mass per unit area, woven fabrics ISO 3801
2.51 Thickness of textile materials EN ISO 5084
2.61 Width and length of fabrics EN 1773

 

 

 

 

3. Strength

3.01 Tensile strength and elongation, strip test EN ISO 13934–1
3.02 Tensile strength ande elongation, grab test EN ISO 13934–2
3.03 Tensile strength and elongation, coated materials EN ISO 1421
3.04 Tensile strength ande elongation, yarn EN ISO 2062
3.11 Tear strength, Elmendorf method EN ISO 13937–1
3.12 Tear strength, trouser-shaped specimens EN ISO 13937–2
3.13 Tear strength, wing-shaped specimens EN ISO 13937–3
3.14 Tear strength, tongue-shaped specimens EN ISO 13937–4
3.15 Tear strength, trapezium-shaped specimens EN 1875–3
3.16 Tear strength, coated materials EN ISO 4674–1
3.21 Seam strength, strip test EN ISO 13935–1
3.22 Seam strength, grab test EN ISO 13935–2
3.23 Seam slippage resistance, fixed opening EN ISO 13936–1
3.24 Seam slippage resistance, fixed load EN ISO 13936–2
3.31 Bursting strength EN ISO 13938–1
3.41 Determination of coating adhesion EN ISO 2411

 

 

4. Colour fastness

4.01 Colour fastness, artificial light EN ISO 105-B02
4.02 Colour fastness, domestic and commercial laundering EN ISO 105-C06
4.03 Colour fastness, domestic and commercial laundering with bleach EN ISO 105-C08
4.04 Colour fastness, washing with soap/soda EN ISO 105-C10
4.05 Colour fastness, industrial laundering EN ISO 105-C12
4.06 Colour fastness, dry cleaning EN ISO 105–D01
4.07 Colour fastness, rubbing with organic solvent EN ISO 105-D02
4.08 Colour fastness, water EN ISO 105–E01
4.09 Colour fastness, sea-water EN ISO 105–E02
4.10 Colour fastness, chlorinated water EN ISO 105–E03
4.11 Colour fastness, perspiration EN ISO 105–E04
4.12 Colour fastness, spotting: water EN ISO 105-E07
4.13 Colour fastness, bleaching by hypochlorite EN 20105–N01
4.14 Colour fastness, organic solvents EN ISO 105–X05
4.15 Colour fastness, ironing EN ISO 105–X11
4.16 Colour fastness, rubbing EN ISO 105–X12
4.17 Colour fastness, bleaching by peroxide EN ISO 105-N02
4.18

Colour fastness, light, specimens wetted with perspiration

EN ISO 105-B07

 

 

5. Washing and drying

5.01 Dimensional stability, appearance and/or colour after domestic washing and drying EN ISO 5077 + EN ISO 6330
5.05 Dimensional stability, appearance and/or colour after industrial laundering EN ISO 15797

 

 

 

6. Aspect, appearance

6.01 Pilling and fuzzing resistance, Pilling box method EN ISO 12945-1
6.02 Pilling and fuzzing resistance, Martindale method EN ISO 12045-2
6.11 Abrasion resistance, speciman breakdown EN ISO 12947-2
6.12 Abrasion resistance, mass loss EN ISO 12947–3
6.13 Abrasion resistance, appearance EN ISO 12947–4
6.14 Abrasion resistance, protective clothing EN 530
6.15 Abrasion resistance, coated materials EN ISO 5470–2
6.16 Abrasion resistance, knitted footwear EN 13770
6.17 Abrasion resistance, upholstery fabrics EN 14465, Annex A
6.21 Spirality after laundering, garments ISO 16322–3
6.22 Spirality after laundering, fabrics ISO 16322–2
6.31 Recovery from creasing EN 22313

 

 

7. Chemical testing

7.01 AZO dyestuffs, determination with extraction EN 14362-2
7.02 AZO dyestuffs, determination without extraction EN 14362-1
7.11 Formadehyde, free and hydrolysed EN ISO 14184–1
7.21 pH, extraction with water EN ISO 3071

 

 

8. Tightness and permeability

8.01 Air permeability EN ISO 9237
8.11 Oil repellancy EN ISO 14419
8.21 UV protective properties EN 13758-1
8.31 Resistance to water penetration EN 20811
8.41 Resistance to surface wetting (spraytest) EN 24920
8.42 Time of absorption, terry towels and terry towel fabrics EN 14697
8.43 Water repellency of fabrics (Bundesmann test) EN 29865

 

9. Colour

9.01 Colour measurements, fluorescent materials EN ISO 105-J01
9.02 Colour measurements, colour difference EN ISO 105-J01/EN ISO 105-J03
9.03 Colour measurements, Near Infrared EN ISO 105-J01
9.04 Colour measurements, visible colours EN ISO 105-J01
9.11 Relative whiteness EN ISO 105-J02

 

 

10. Antistatic

10.01 Measurement of surface resistivity EN 1149-1
10.02 Measurement of vertical resistance EN 1149-2
10.03 Measurement of charge decay EN 1149-3

 

 

11. Heat and flames

11.00 Determination of the ease of ignition EN ISO 6940
11.01 Measurement of flame spread properties EN ISO 6941
11.02 Limited flame spread test EN ISO 15025
11.03 Determination of the burning behaviour, fabrics for apparel EN 1103
11.04 Determination of the ignitability of curtains and drapes EN 1101
11.05 Determination of the flame spread of curtains and drapes EN 1102
11.06 Determintation of the burning behaviour, children's nightwear EN 14878

 

 

12. Comfort

12.01 Thermal resistance (Rct) EN ISO 11092
12.02 Water vapour resistance (Ret) EN ISO 11092
12.11 Water vapour permeability EN ISO 15496

 

 

13. Accessories

13.01 Touch and close fasteners, determination of peel strength EN 12242
13.02 Touch and close fasteners , etermination of dimensional change in washing and drying and dry cleaning EN 12243
13.03 Touch and close fasteners , determination of longitudinal shear strength EN 13780

 

 

 

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