Test Method 117-2009
Developed in 1966 by AATCC Committee RR54
1. Purpose and Scope
This test method is intended for assessing the resistance of color of textiles
of all kinds and in all forms to the action of dry heat, excluding pressing.
2.1 A specimen of the textile in contact with specified undyed fabrics is exposed to dry heat by close contact with a medium which is heated to the required temperature. The change in color of the specimen and the staining of the undyed fabrics are assessed with standard gray scales.
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