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AATCC offers textile testing workshop
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Apr '11
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists - AATCC is offering an Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop, June 8-9, at its Technical Center in Research Triangle Park, N.C., USA.

Individuals responsible for product evaluation, specifications, and quality control for apparel and textile materials will benefit from attending the AATCC Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop.

Workshop instructors will discuss and demonstrate AATCC and ASTM procedures for evaluating textiles. Basic color theory and measurement, as well as fiber identification, will be covered as well. Participants will learn to use the AATCC Gray Scales for Staining and Color Change, the AATCC Chromatic Transference Scale, and Xenon Reference Fabric.

Colorfastness tests to be discussed include crocking, light, washing, and perspiration. Tests for evaluating physical properties include dimensional change (home laundering and accelerated methods), water repellency and resistance, and appearance retention.

ASTM test methods, D1424 Tearing Strength of Fabrics by Falling-Pendulum Type; D3512 Random Tumble Pilling Tester Method; and D4966 Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics will also be demonstrated and discussed. The workshop will place emphasis on how to properly conduct and interpret the tests.

Past attendees especially liked the inclusion of both AATCC and ASTM test methods in this program. Many mentioned that the "hands-on experience with actual equipment, detailed explanations, and ability to practice what we'd just learned in small groups" was "especially helpful in understanding the test methods and their applications." Limited class size ensures that the workshop remains "well-organized, friendly and informal, with many opportunities to ask detailed questions."

American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists

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