AATCC Test Method 66-2014
Wrinkle Recovery of Woven Fabrics:  Recovery Angle Method


Developed in 1951 by AATCC Committee RR6; jurisdiction transferred to Committee RA61 in 1995

1.  Purpose and Scope

1.1  This test method is used to determine the wrinkle recovery of woven fabrics.  It is applicable to fabrics made from any fiber, or combination of fibers.

2.  Principle

2.1  A test specimen is folded and compressed under controlled conditions of time and force to create a folded wrinkle. The test specimen is then suspended in a test instrument for a controlled recovery period, after which the recovery angle is recorded.

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