Color fastness

Color fastness to crocking

Color fastness to crocking test is designed to evaluate the degree of color, which may be transferred from the surface of colored textile materials to other surfaces by a rubbing action such as upholstery, carpeting and other wearing apparel in...

Color fastness to hot pressing

This test method is intended for determining the resistance of the color of textiles of all kinds and in all forms to color change, and color transfer when subjected to hot pressing. Tests are given for hot pressing when the...

Light fastness

This test method provides the general procedures which are currenlty in use for determining the colorfastness to light of textile materials. Samples are exposed to an artificial light which is similar to sunlight source, and Xenon or Carbon is used...

Color resistant to Phenolic Yellowing

This is a predictive test to assess the potential of white or pastel-coloured yarns, fabrics or garments to yellow. The test was developed by Courtaulds Research for investigating complaints arising from transit or storage yellowing

Color fastness to wash

This test is designed to evaluate the colorfastness properties of textiles that are intended to be laundered frequently. The fabric color loss, bleeding, and surface changes resulting from the detergent and abrasion are simulated by a 45 minutes Gyrowash. Each...

Color fastness to wash

Fastness to wash test is designed to evaluate the colorfastness properties of textiles that are intended to be laundered frequently. The fabric color loss, bleeding, and surface changes resulting from the detergent and abrasion are simulated by a 45 minutes...

Color fastness to Perspiration

Color fastness to Perspiration test is designed to evaluate the colorfastness property of textiles to the effect of perspiration. A Cpecimen of colored textile and multifiber test fabric are wet out in a simulated perspiration solution, subject to a fixed...