AATCC Test Method 142-2011
Appearance of Flocked Fabrics after Repeated Home

Laundering and/or Coin-Op Drycleaning

Developed in 1975 by AATCC Committee RR81

1.  Purpose and Scope

1.1  This test method covers a procedure for evaluating the durability of flocked fabric to home laundering or coin-op drycleaning with the use of flock loss and appearance at the edgewear areas of simulated pant leg specimens as the criteria.

2.  Principle

2.1  Simulated pant leg specimens prepared as described are laundered or drycleaned and then evaluated for appearance and durability.


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