Testing

COLOR FASTNESS TESTS:

TEST PARAMETER TEST STANDARDS
Washing / Laundering ISO 105 C06 : 2010
AATCC TM 61 - 2010
CAN / CGSB - 4.2 No. 19.1 - 2004
Rubbing / Crocking ISO 105 X12: 2001/ AATCC TM 8 / CAN 4.2 No. 22
ISO 105 X16 / AATCC TM 116 (For Small Prints)
Water ISO 105 E01 : 2010
AATCC TM 107 : 2009
Perspiration ISO 105 E04 : 2008
AATCC TM 15 - 2009
Light ISO 105 B02: 1994 / Amd.2: 2000 (BWS 4)
AATCC TM 16 (Option 3 ) 20 AFU
ISO 105 B02: 1994 / Amd.2: 2000 (BWS 5)
AATCC TM 16 (Option 3) 40 AFU
Saliva 35 LMBG 82.10-1 in accordance to DIN 53160
Drycleaning ISO 105 D01: 2010
Sea water ISO 105 E02: 1994
Chlorinated water ISO 105 E03: 1994
Chlorine bleach AATCC TS - 001
Non-Chlorine bleach AATCC TS - 001

STABILITY TESTS:

Dimensional Stability ISO 6330: 2000 / Amd. 1: 2007
AATCC TM 150 - 2010
CAN / CGSB - 4.2 No. 58 - 2004
Skewness / Spirality ISO 16322-2 & 3: 2005
AATCC TM 179 - 2010
Dimensional Stability + Spirality ISO & AATCC
Appearance After Wash Washing as per ISO 6330: 2000
Washing as per AATCC TM 150 - 2010
Washing as per CAN / CGSB - 4.2 No. 58

CHEMICAL TESTS:

Fibre analysis AATCC TM 20 A: 2010 / ISO 1833
Print durability Corporate Method
Phenolic yellowing ISO 105 X18: 2007
pH ISO 3071: 2005 / AATCC TM 81
Banned aryl amines GC-MS Method
Total lead / Suraface  
Nickel in non-coated / Coated EN 1811 / EN 12472 
Free / Releasable formaldehyde
PVC Content  
Phthalates EC: 2000 / 769 / EC - FTIR Method

MECHANICAL TESTS:

GSM BS EN 12127: 1998 / ISO 3801 / ASTM D 3776
Yarn count ISO 2060: 1994 (Cone)
ASTM D 1059 (Knitted Fabric)
2 Thread Fleece (Face knit & Loop Knit)
3 Thread Fleece (Full, Semi & Loop Knit Yarn)
ISO 7211/5: 1984 (From Woven Fabric)
Lycra Denier  
Yarn Twist ASTM D 1422 : 1999
CSP / Single Yarn Strength  
Delta E / Colour Difference / Whiteness Index WI / Yellowness Index
Stitch length / Loop length -
Stitch density / Construction ASTM D 3887 - 2004 Knitted Fabrics
ASTM D 3775 - 2003 Woven Fabrics
Snap / Button - pull strength In-House Method
  EN Method
ICI pilling ISO 12945 - Part 1: 2005 Upto 18000 Revolution
   
Martindale pilling resistance ISO 12945-2: 2000 / ASTM D 4970
Martindale abrasion resistance ISO 12947-2: 1998 / ASTM D 4966 - 1998
Bursting strength ISO 13938 - 2: 1999
Seam bursting BS EN ISO 13938 [ PART 1 ] / ISO 13935-1 & 2
Seam stretchability HOUNSFIELD CRE
Seam slippage ISO 13936-1 : 2004
Stretch & Recovery BS 4952: 1992
Tensile strength ISO 13934-2 : 1999 (1 Inch Grab)
Tearing strength ISO 13937-1 : 2000
Flammability ASTM D 1230 (45°C / Vertical)

TEXTILE : MISCELLANEOUS TESTS

Color Migration of Fabrics AATCC TM 163 / ISO 105 X10
CF to Organic Solvents ISO 105 X 05: 1994
Absorbency of Textiles AATCC TM 79 (as received)
Vertical Wicking Test  
Cover Factor - Tightness Factor  
Moisture Content  
CF to Sublimation JIS L 0854
Water Repelency AATCC TM 22
Corrosion Resistant 24 Hours
ZIPPER : Puller attachment, Closed End, Top Stop, Open End, Lateral Strength etc.,
ZIPPER : Reciprocating (Cycles without Breakdown)
Dimen. Stability to Drycleaning ISO 3175
CF to Hot Pressing ISO 105 X11: 1994 / AATCC TM 133

CHEMICAL AUXILIARIES TESTS

Acetic Acid Purity % & Relative Density
Hydrochloric  - Sulphuric Acid Total Acidity % & Relative Density
Formic Acid - Hydrogen Peroxide Purity % & Relative Density           EACH :
Sodium Hydroxide (Caustic Soda) Purity %
Sodium / Calcium Hypochloride Available Chlorine in % & GPL
Sodium Carbonate (Soda Ash) Total Alkalinity as Na2CO3 %
Sodium Chloride Purity %
Sodium Chloride Hardness as CaCO3 as 60 / 80 GPL
Sodium Sulphate / Glauber's Salt  Purity %
Sodium Sulphate / Glauber's Salt  Hardness as CaCO3 as 60 / 80 GPL

WATER / EFFLUENT TESTS

pH  
TDS : Total Dissolved Solids, ppm
Total Hardness  
Calcium (Ca 2+) Ions, ppm / Magnesium (Mg 2+) Ions, ppm 
Iron (as Fe) ppm  
Free Chlorine, ppm  
Turbidity (NTU)  
Permanent Hardness / Temporary Hardness / Ca or Mg Hardness
Total Solids, ppm / Total Suspended Solids, ppm 
Colour (Hazen Units)  
Chloride (as Cl) ppm  
Total Acidity
Alkalinity (as methyl orange alkalinity)  
Specific Gravity  
Sulphate (as SO4) ppm / Sulphide, ppm / Manganese, ppm
Phenolic Compounds / Sodium / Zinc / Lead / Nickel / Cadmium / Silica
BOD / COD / Oil & Grease / Kjeldhal Nitrogen / Aluminium, as ppm
Mercury (Hg) / Arsenic (Ar) / Tin (Sn)