ASTM D and AATCC Test Method Colorfastness to Solvent measures the resistance of solvent of dyed, printed, or otherwise colored textile yarns. Subscribe to RSS – ASTM D © Copyright Burch. All rights reserved. Terms and Conditions of Sale | Proposition 65 Warnings · About | Contact | Grand. (ASTM). Herman Miller strives to meet and exceed all industry standards pertaining to our Tunnel Test – ASTM E 84 Seam Slippage ASTM D D

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One clamp is stationary and the other moves away applying tension until the fabric breaks or ruptures.

Physical Properties [ ACT testing standards ] – Brentano

Determines the amount of color transferred from the surface of a colored textile material to another surface by rubbing. Yes, but flame treatment must be applied aatm Nano Tex. They may not meet the requirements for drapery use and in some cases for upholstery use, ergo; it is advised that a sample be submitted for testing prior to specification and purchase. These requirements apply to both the warp and filling directions for those factors where each fabric direction is pertinent.

Select astmm to adhere the specimen according to the end use. Fabric does not ignite.

Seam Slippage is the movement of yarns in a fabric that occurs when it is pulled apart at a seam. A vertical flame test in which it measures the ability of oven conditioned fabrics to self-extinguish after 45 seconds of exposure to a severe flame.


Rating System for Regular Surface Effect: Minimum Panels and Upholstered Walls: Measures the propensity of a fabric to form pills bunches or balls of tangled fibers that are held to the surface by one or more d5397.

ASTM D3597

There is not a treatment that makes a fabric flame proof; rather, it can be treated to be flame resistant. Below are some important websites to visit for more information on their specific products:. Tests shall be made to determine the properties of the material in accordance with the following test methods: Acceptance Criteria for warp and fill Upholstery: Cellulose fibers such as cotton and linen are easily treated because they readily absorb moisture.

This test is performed in both the warp and weft directions. One clamp is moved away from the other applying tension at the sewn seam. Normally those fabrics intended for commercial applications will be treated against sublimation and are not affected. Specimens are brushed with a nylon bristle brush for 4 minutes to create fuzzing and then rubbed face to face for 2 minutes to create pilling. Measures mass loss, expressed as a percent and drip burn.

Measures the maximum force applied to a material to force a rupture. If you require flame treatment on an item in our line that is offered only with Nano Tex, please contact us.

ASTM D – 95a Standard Specification for Woven Upholstery Fabrics-Plain, Tufted, or Flocked

Click here for important information regarding your Duralee account. To evaluate, the fabric being tested is put into a machine that grips the fabric with two clamps. Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know. It is essential that the post processor be alerted when a fiber reactive dye has been used so that the fabric can be properly treated. Yes, the process will shrink a fabric to the same degree water will shrink it.


Ratings are determined by the percentage of fabric’s surface affected by fungal activity.

It is important to check with the site’s local fire marshal for the code each fabric application must meet. Historical Version s – view previous versions of standard. Non-saline and fire resistant back coatings can eliminate the problem. The tension is increased until the seam separates to a specific distance. Association of Aastm Textiles Website. Virtually all natural and synthetic fibers can be treated with flame retardant chemicals.

Weights are used on test These codes vary per location and application. If a treated fiber reactive dyed fabric is exposed to the right amount of light, heat and humidity for a period of time the color will change, and in some cases, drastically.

Flame Spread Index of 25 or less and Smoke Developed aastm of or less. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. Inclusion in this guide does not indicate test data is available for a Calvin item.