Test Method 43-2009
Developed in 1941 by AATCC Committee RA8; Transferred to Committee RA63 in 2003
1. Purpose and Scope
1.1 This test method is applicable only to the evaluation of wetting agents in caustic soda of mercerizing concentration.
2.1 A 25 mm (1 in.) long bundle of cotton yarns composed of 120 ends is carefully dropped onto the surface of a test solution and the time for complete wetting of all ends is determined.
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