Test Method 130-2010
Release: Oily Stain Release Method
in 1969 by AATCC Committee RA56
Purpose and Scope
This test method is designed to measure the ability of fabrics to release oily
stains during home laundering.
1.2 This test method is primarily for
use by fabric finishers to evaluate the likely performance of soil release finishes
in actual use. If this test method is used as part of a contract between
buyer and seller, or in any case where comparisons between laboratories are being
made, the parties should agree to use the same ballast and detergent. In
referee situations, or where standard specifications are involved, 1993 AATCC
Standard Reference Detergent should be used.
1.3 The use of this test
on garments is not precluded.
A stain is applied to a test specimen. An amount of the staining substance
is forced into the fabric by using a specified weight. The stained fabric
is then laundered in a prescribed manner and the residual stain rated on
a scale from 5 to 1 by comparison with a stain release replica showing a graduated
series of stains.
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