Test Method 106-2009
Developed in 1962 by AATCC Committee RA23
1. Purpose and Scope
This test method is designed to measure the resistance to sea water of dyed, printed,
or otherwise colored textile yarns and fabrics of all kinds.
2.1 The specimen, backed by multifiber test fabric, is immersed in artificial sea water under specified conditions of pressure, temperature and time, and then placed between glass or plastic plates under specificed conditions of pressure, temperature and time. The change in color of the specimen and the staining of the attached multifiber test fabric are observed.
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