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NITRA instrument to assess performance of blackout fabrics
May '13
To assess performance of blackout fabrics, NITRA has developed first-of-its-kind instrument, to accurately measure light & heat cutting ability of all types of fabrics.

It has different sources of light with varying intensities to simulate both natural and artificial lights.

The instrument is also capable to test the degree of blackout by varying RH to simulate out-door conditions.

With the help of specially developed software, the instrument measures at one second intervals the cutting efficiency of test specimen for both light (% lux) and heat (% 0C). As per requirement, results are displayed either in the form of Excel sheet or graph.

The instrument is also suitable to measure color fastness to light using MBTF lamp. For further details, please contact.

North India Textile Research Association

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