Equipment & Materials for AATCC Test Methods
Many of the materials necessary to perform AATCC test methods and evaluation procedures are available directly from AATCC. Providers of other equipment and materials may be found in the online Buyer’s Guide.
According to the January 2010 “ECR Policy Regarding Listing of Equipment and Materials for AATCC Test Methods and Evaluation Procedures,” sources of testing supplies are listed in the AATCC Technical Manual only under specific circumstances.
Equipment & Materials Listing Policy
Materials from AATCC
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Materials from AATCC Corporate Members
AATCC corporate members may list any or all products (for testing and other uses) in the online Buyer’s Guide. There is no fee for listing and no limit on the number of listings per member. AATCC takes no responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any listing.
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Washing Machines & Dryers
AATCC's Standardization of Home Laundry Test Conditions Monograph lists standard laundering and drying conditions. A list of commercially available machines capable of meeting these conditions is provided as a courtesy to testing laboratories.
Monograph M6-2012 (Standardization of Home Laundry Test Conditions Monograph)
Recommended Washers & Dryers
The microbial cultures used in AATCC test methods are available through ATCC (American Type Culture Collection).
- Click the ATCC Standards Resource link above
- Select “American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists" in the Organization/Company field
- Click the Search button
- Scroll down to see cultures listed by AATCC test method
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Chemists and Colorists