AATCC Test Method 27-2013
Wetting Agents:  Evaluation of Rewetting Agents


Developed in 1944 by AATCC Committee RA8; Jurisdiction Transferred to RA63 in 2003

1.  Purpose and Scope

1.1  This test method provides a means of measuring the effectiveness of commercial rewetting agents on cotton fabrics.

2.  Principle

2.1  A test specimen is padded in a water solution of a rewetting agent and dried.   A drop of water is then carefully deposited on the taut surface of the specimen and the time required for a specular reflection of the water is recorded as the rewetting time.

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