AATCC Test Method 26-2013
Ageing of Sulfur-Dyed Textiles:  Accelerated


Developed in 1943 by AATCC Committee RR9 (Editorially Revised and Reaffirmed 2013)

1.  Purpose and Scope

1.1  This test method describes a procedure for determining whether sulfur-dyed textile materials will or will not deteriorate under normal storage conditions and to establish the degree of such deterioration.

2.  Principle

2.1  Specimens are steam-aged in a moist atmosphere under controlled conditions and then tested for loss in strength to determine if storage deterioration is likely.

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