AATCC Test Method 20A-2013
Fiber Analysis:  Quantitative

 

Developed in 1957 by AATCC Committee RA24

1.  Purpose and Scope

1.1  This method presents individual procedures for the quantitative determination of moisture content, nonfibrous content and fiber composition of textiles.


1.2  The procedures for the determination of fiber composition include mechanical, chemical and microscopical methods.  They are applicable to blends of the following generic classes:

 

Natural FibersMan-Made Fibers
CottonAcetate
HairAcrylic
HempModacrylic
LinenNylon
RamieOlefin
SilkPolyester
WoolPolybenzimidazole
  Rayon
  Spandex
  Triexta

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