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Linear Density – Skein Method

  • ISO2060:1994

Breaking Force and Elongation

  • SANS 2062:2010

Oil Content

  • SANS 5133

Spray Rate

  • ISO4920:1981

Water Resistance: Variable Head Test

  • SANS 5266:2005
  • Woolworths P23

Water Vapour Transfer (Breathability)

  • SANS6163:2006

Air Permeability

  • ASTM D0737

Wicking

  • P136B

Evaporation

  • P136A

Acid Resistance (Without washing)

  • DIN 32763
  • ISO6530:2005

Acid Resistance (After 5 washes)

  • DIN 32763
  • ISO6530:2005

Acidity and Alkalinity

  • EN14079:2003
  • SANS 5255:2003
  • AATCC 81

OTHER

Wascator Durability Wash for Garments and Components

  • Woolworths P5A

Stretch and Recovery of Elastic Material

  • Woolworths P15 Part 1

Print Durability

  • ETM07

Spirality

  • P1B
  • ETM01

Hydrolysis of Reactive Dyes

  • Woolworths C11

Accelerated Aging

  • SANS 5415:2007

Colour Assessment

  • Woolworths C41

Fibre Composition – PolyCotton 70% H2SO4

  • ISO1833-11

Mass per Unit Area

  • ISO3801:1977
  • ASTM D3776-96
  • SANS 79:2004
  • Woolworths P65

Ends & Picks (Thread Count/Sett)

  • SANS ISO 7211-2:1984

Width

  • ISO 2286-1:1998
  • ASTM D3774-96
  • SANS 81

Breaking strength at Seams

  • SANS 5323:2008

Tear Strength

  • ISO13937-1:2000
  • ISO13937-2:2000
  • ISO13937-3:2000

Tensile Strength

  • SANS ISO13934-1:1999
  • SANS 5414:2007
  • Woolworths P11

Seam Slippage

  • ISO13936-1:2004
  • SANS 6194
  • SANS 5486:2007
  • Woolworths P12

Dimensional Stability (Shrinkage)

  • SANS 11167
  • Woolworths P1A

Abrasion Resistance

  • ISO12947-3:1998
  • SANS 6009:2005
  • Woolworths P19

Pilling

  • Woolworths P18A

Snagging

  • Woolworths P21A

Shifting

  • Woolworths P778

Thickness

  • ISO5084:1996
  • ASTM D1777-96

Flammability Horizontal

  • SANS 3795:1989

Flammability Vertical with/without washing (5 washes)

  • ISO6940:2004

Colour Fastness to Rubbing

  • ISO 105-X12:2002
  • Woolworths C8

Colour Fastness to Washing

  • SANS 105-C10:2007
  • ISO105-C10:2006
  • SANS 11166
  • Woolworths C4A

Colour Fastness to Contrast Trims

  • Woolworths C26

Colourfastness to Cross Staining

  • ETM05

Colourfastness to Water

  • SANS ISO105-E01:2011
  • Woolworths C6

Colourfastness to Perspiration Acid & Alkali

  • SANS ISO105-E04:2009
  • Woolworths C7

Colourfastness to Sea Water

  • Woolworths C40
  • ISO105-E02:1994

Colourfastness to Chlorinated Water

  • Woolworths C37
  • ISO105-E03:2010

Colourfastness to Artificial Light: Xenon Arc fading lamp test BWS 4

  • SANS ISO105-B02:1994
  • Woolworths C9 & C9A

Colourfastness to Artificial Light: Xenon Arc fading lamp test BWS 5

  • SANS ISO105-B02:1994
  • Woolworths C9 & C9A

Colourfastness to Artificial Weathering: Xenon Arc fading lamp test BWS 4-74 Hours

  • SANS ISO105-B04:1994

Colourfastness to Artifical Weathering: Xenon Arc fading lamp test BWS 5-150 Hours

  • SANS ISO105-B04:1994

Colourfastness to Dry Cleaning

  • ISO105-D01
  • ETM03