The Association of Textile, Apparel & Materials Professionals (AATCC) will be hosting a workshop on textile testing which will be held on 9-10 December at its headquarters in Research Triangle Park, as per a press release.
The workshop is designed for textile industry professionals who are responsible for product evaluation, specifications, and quality control for apparel and textile materials. The participants will learn to perform and interpret test results for around 20 colourfastness tests which include crocking, light, washing, and perspiration. Physical properties test methods include dimensional change, water repellence, and appearance retention and evaluation procedures.
ASTM methods like D1424 Standard Test Method for tear strength of fabrics by falling pendulum apparatus, D5034 breaking strength and elongation of textile fabrics, and D3789 Standard Test Method for bursting strength of textile fabrics will also be discussed at the workshop. Sessions on basic colour theory and measurement will also be conducted.
AATCC is the world’s leading not-for-profit association serving textile professionals since 1921. AATCC provides test method development, quality control materials, and professional networking for members in about 60 countries throughout the world. (HO)