AATCC Test Method 134-2011
Electrostatic Propensity of Carpets

 

Developed in 1969 by AATCC Committee RA32

1.Purpose and Scope

1.1  This test method assesses the static-generating propensity of carpets developed when a person walks across them. This method uses controlled laboratory simulation of conditions, that may be encountered in use. The simulation is focused on the use of those conditions, which are known from experience to be strong contributors to excessive accumulation of static charges.

1.2 This test method does not include standards of performance. The specification requirements pertinent to any given application can vary considerably, depending on the specific demands of the application.

 


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