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Abrasion and Abrasion Resistance Test

Abrasion and Abrasion Resistance Test Abrasion:  Abrasion is one aspect of wear and is the rubbing away of the component fibers and yarns of the fabric. Abrasion may be classified as follows- Plane or flat abrasion-A flat area of material is abraded. Edge abrasion-This kind of abrasion occurs at collars and folds. Flex abrasion-In this […]

Wool Fibre | Identification & Application of Wool fibre | Part 01

Flammablity Test

 Flammablity Test  Flammability It is the ability to burn or ignite any substance by means of fire or any kind of combustion. Various test procedures exist to determine the flammability. In domestic sphere many serious and tragic accidents are the results of clothing catching fire.Flameproof fabrics are absolutely necessary for protective clothing in many industrial processes […]

Abrasion and Abrasion Resistance Test

Fabric Width and Thickness Test

  Fabric Width and Thickness Test Textile Testing : Main steps for textile testing : Checking raw materials Monitoring production Assessing the final product Investigation of faulty material Product development and research Different fabric tests :  Dimensional Characteristics – A) Length, B) Width, C) Thickness Threads/Inch – EPI, PPI, CPI, WPI Count- Warp & Weft […]

Wool Fibre | Identification & Application of Wool fibre | Part 01

Crease Resistance and Recovery Test | Shirley Crease Recovery Tester

  Crease Resistance and Recovery Test Crease:  This is a fabric defect evidenced by a break line or mark or fold in a fabric generally caused by a sharp fold. Crease appears when the fabric is distorted in such a manner that part of it is stretched beyond its elastic recovery.  During creasing the upper […]

Geotextile | Forms of Geotextiles | Production of Woven Geotextiles | Application Areas of Geotextiles

Fabric Tensile Strength Test | Strip Strength Test | Grab strength test | Tearing strength test | Elmendorf Tear Test | Bursting strength

Fabric Tensile Strength Test Methods Tensile Strength Testing: This is referred to as a strength test where the load is applied along the direction of the test sample.  Tensile strength test of fabric is divided into two groups- Strip test  Grab test. Strip Strength Test: Five fabric samples are extended in a direction parallel to […]

Wool Fibre | Identification & Application of Wool fibre | Part 01

Air Permeability Test by Shirley Air Permeability Apparatus

  Air Permeability Test by Shirley Air Permeability Apparatus   Air permeability: The air permeability of a fabric is the volume of air measured in cubic centimeters passed per second through 1 cm2 of the fabric at a pressure of 1 cm of water.   Air resistance: The air resistance of a fabric is the time […]

Wool Fibre | Identification & Application of Wool fibre | Part 01