AATCC Test Method 125-2013
Colorfastness to Perspiration and Light

 

Developed in 1967 by AATCC Committee RA23; jurisdiction transferred to Committee RA50 in 1996

1.  Purpose and Scope

1.1  This purpose of this test method is to determine the effect of the combination of perspiration solution and light exposure on the colorfastness of a colored textile specimen. Therefore, only perspiration solutions will be used in this procedure..

2.  Principle

2.1  A colored test specimen is immersed in a perspiration test solution for a specified period of time and mmediately exposed to light in a fading apparatus for a specified period of time.
2.1.1 Fading apparatus will be the xenon-arc lamp test apparatus as described in AATCC Test Method 16, Colorfastness to Light..


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