AATCC Test Method 16.1

 


Colorfastness to Light: Outdoor

Developed in 2012 by AATCC Committee RA50

1. Purpose and Scope
1.1 This test method provides the general principles and procedures for determining the colorfastness to light of textile materials outdoors under glass. The test options described are applicable to textile materials of all kinds and for colorants, finishes and treatments applied to textile materials.
1.2 This test method contains the following sections.
Section
Principle
Terminology
Safety Precautions
Uses and Limitations
Apparatus and Materials
Comparison Standards
Test Specimen Preparation
General Conditions
Daylight Exposure Procedures
Evaluation of Results
Report
Precision and Bias
References
Notes
Appendix A
Appendix B (Flow Chart)


 

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