Test Method 187-2013
Changes of Fabrics: Accelerated
in 2000 by AATCC Committee RA42.
1. Purpose and Scope
1.1 This test method is an accelerated procedure for determination of
the dimensional change of fabrics. The procedure uses an apparatus with programmable
settings that simulate multiple home or commercial laundering actions as well
as wet processing operations.
method does not replace dimensional change test methods currently in use.
2.1 Dimensional changes are determined by comparing the distances between
length and width direction bench marks before and after a programmed test
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