AATCC Test Method 128-2013
Wrinkle Recovery of Fabrics:  Appearance Method


Developed in 1968 by AATCC Committee RR6; jurisdiction transferred to Committee RA61 in 1995

1.  Purpose and Scope

1.1  This test method is for determining the appearance of the textile fabrics after induced wrinkling.  It is applicable to fabrics made from any fiber or combination of fibers.

2.  Principle

2.1  A test specimen is wrinkled under standard atmospheric conditions in a standard wrinkling device under a predetermined load for a prescribed period of time.  The specimen is then reconditioned in the standard atmosphere for textile testing and evaluated for appearance by comparison with 3-dimensional reference standards.

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