Other services.

Coated Fabrics Testing
Golf Bag Testing
Luggage Testing
Precision Testing Laboratories offers a wide variety of miscellaneous testing for specific industries and testing protocols.

 

Association for Contract Textiles (ACT)

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Direct Glue Wallcoverings

Colorfastness to Light AATCC 16, Option 1 & 3
Crocking - Wet & Dry AATCC 8

Drapery

Colorfastness to Light AATCC 16, Option 1 & 3 & 3
Crocking - Wet & Dry AATCC8/116
Flammability NFPA 701 Test 1

Upholstery

Abrasion - General Contract & Heavy Duty

Martindale ASTM D4966
Wyzenbeek ASTM D4157
Colorfastness to Light AATCC 16, Option 1 & 3
Crocking - Wet & Dry AATCC 8
Flammability CAL 117, Section E
Physical Properties - Tensile Strength ASTM D5034

Wrapped Panels and Upholstered Walls

Colorfastness to Light AATCC 16, Option 1 & 3
Crocking - Wet & Dry AATCC 8
Physical Properties - Tensile Strength ASTM D5034

Chemical Coated Fabrics and Film (CFFA)

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Abrasion Resistance

Taber CFFA 1b/200b
Wyzenbeek CFFA 1a/200a
Accelerated Light Aging CFFA 2a.1/2a.2/2b.2
Adhesion of Coating to Fabric CFFA 3
Bacterial Resistance CFFA 300
Blocking CFFA 4/201

Cold Cracking / Impact Resistance

Impact CFFA 23
Mandrel Method CFFA 6b
Roller Method CFFA 6a
Crocking Resistance - Wet & Dry CFFA 7a/7b
Density - Specific Gravity CFFA 21

Dimensions

Mass CFFA 220/700
Thickness CFFA 220/700
Weight - Backing CFFA 20
Weight - Fabric CFFA 20
Width CFFA 220/700
Flammability Consult Lab
Flex Resistance CFFA 10
Hydrolytic Stability CFFA 11
Lacquer / Varnish Lifting CFFA 12
Moisture Vapor Transmission CFFA 19
Oil Resistance CFFA 13
Seam Strength - Tack Tear CFFA 14
Shrinkage CFFA 140
Soapy Water Extraction CFFA 25
Stretch and Set CFFA 15

Tear Strength

Elmendorf CFFA 16a/26
Tongue CFFA 16b
Trapezoid CFFA 16c
Tensile Strength & Elongation CFFA 17/27
Volatility CFFA 18/270

Golf Bag / Luggage and Accessory Testing

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Abrasion Resistance

Inflated Diaphragm (Stoll) ASTM D3886
Martindale ASTM D4966
Taber ASTM D3884
Wyzenbeek ASTM D4157

Burst Strength

Ball Burst ASTM D3787
Mullen Burst ASTM D3786

Cold Cracking / Impact Resistance

Impact ASTM D1790, PTL Methods
Mandrel Method ASTM D751
Roller Method ASTM D751, FTM 191A-5874

Colorfastness to:

Crocking - Wet & Dry AATCC 8/116
Light (Carbon Arc) AATCC 16, ASTM G23/G153
Perspiration AATCC 15
Water - Bleed Resistance AATCC 107
Weathering (Carbon Arc) AATCC 16/FTM 191A-5804

Cycle Tester (Continuous Motion)

PTL 1350-07/1360-07
Handle / Strap / Sling Lifts
Zipper / Zipper Pulls
Drop Tests PTL Methods

Hardware Tests:

Buckles, Loops, Plastic Fasteners, etc. ASTM, PTL Methods
Corrosion Resistance ASTM B117
Finish Abrasion Burrell Shaker Method
High Temperature Durability ASTM D573, PTL 1290-07
Low Temperature Durability PTL 1370-07
Tensile Strength ASTM D5035
Zipper / Zipper Pulls ASTM, PTL, SFA Methods
Pilling - Random Tumble Method ASTM D3512

Strength Tests

Tensile Strength and/or Elongation ASTM D5034/D5035

Moisture Management

Water Repellency - Spray Test AATCC 22
Water Resistance AATCC 127, ASTM D751
Wheel / Roller Durability Testing PTL 1380-07

SFI Foundation Testing - Driver / Rider Racing Suit Performance

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Abrasion Resistance - Wyzenbeek SFI 40.1
Tear Strength - Tongue SFI 40.1
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