to Crocking: Textile Floor CoveringsCrockmeter Method (title change)
in 1986 by AATCC Committee RA57
Purpose and Scope
This test method is designed to determine the degree of color transfer from the
surface of textile floor coverings to other surfaces by rubbing. The intent
is to reproduce as nearly as possible true-to-life situations in all constructions
whether dyed, printed or otherwise colored.
1.2 Test procedures employing
white test cloths, both dry and wet with water, are given.
1.3 As the
use surface of a textile floor covering may be exposed to various conditions in
true-to-life situations, such as antisoils, antistats, antimicrobials, etc., the
test may be made before, after or before and after such situations.
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