Fabric Tensile Test
Properties on how the force (or load) is developed in relation
to elongation (or extension) of a material when the material is
pulled in one direction.
It can also be presented as stre
Dyeability of Fibers
Fiber Identification: Methods
Differentiate between fiber groups
but not individual fibers
Safe & easy test to
Color loss occurred around the neckline/collar from the
exposure to sweat, lotion, and soils.
This color loss or retention of color can often be a determining
factor in the serviceability of a textile item.
A fabrics ability to resist a change in its dimensions either as
shrinkage or growth under conditions of refurbishing or care.
Affected by moisture and heat
ASTM D5034 Breaking Strength and Elongation of Textile
Tear & Abrasion
Ability of a fabric to wit
Lab 8. Colorfastness to crocking and appearance retention after washing:
colorfastness, wrinkle, and dimension after laundering
woven, direct dye
Dyed or Printed?
Fabric Hand & Drape
Fabric Hand or Handle
Individuals response to touch when fabrics are held in the hand.
ASTM D 123 terminology
Flexibility: ease of bending
Compressibility: ease of squeezing, the ability to compact under pressure