Textile Testing Workshop

October 26, 2022 - October 27, 2022

AATCC Technical Center
1 Davis Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC

2022-10-26 12:00 AM Textile Testing Workshop AATCC and ASTM textile testing methods covered in lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on practice. Le[...]

AATCC and ASTM textile testing methods covered in lecture, demonstrations, and hands-on practice. Learn test methods and evaluation procedures for better approval decisions and more accurate testing.

 

AboutScheduleRegistration & FeesAccommodationsColor Vision Screening Short Course

The workshop will be conducted on October 26-27, 2022 at the AATCC Technical Center.

If you are responsible for product evaluation, specifications, or quality control for apparel and textile materials, this workshop is a must for you. You will learn how to properly perform tests and interpret results for approximately 20 frequently-used textile methods and procedures. AATCC staff will guide you through discussion, demonstration, and hands-on participation. Registration includes luncheons, breaks, and a copy of the AATCC Manual of International Test Methods and Procedures.

Attendance is limited; register early.

In addition to the workshop, a new FM100 Color Vision Screening and Certification Short Course will be offered on Tuesday, October 25, at the AATCC Technical Center, with spots capped at five. Participants who complete the test will receive a certificate with their FM100 color vision score and the test date. An additional fee and separate registration is required. Participants have the option to receive a one-time discounted rate for the FM100 Hue Kit, bundled with the testing. Only five (5) spots are available – registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. You MUST be registered to attend the Textile Testing Workshop to participate in the Color Vision Screening and Certification Short Course.

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Textile Testing Workshop Timetable
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
8:30 AMWelcome
Meet the Training Team and Participant Introductions
Scope of AATCC Test Methods
9:15Introduction to Standardized Testing and Fabric Preparation
10:00Break
10:15Overview of Color Basics and Color Evaluation Procedures
  • AATCC EP1, Gray Scale for Color Change
  • AATCC EP2, Gray Scale for Staining
  • AATCC EP6, Instrumental Color Measurement
  • AATCC EP7, Instrumental Assessment of the Change in Color of a Test Specimen
  • AATCC EP8, AATCC 9-Step Chromatic Transference Scale
  • AATCC EP9, Visual Assessment of Color Difference of Textiles
  • AATCC EP12, Instrumental Assessment of Degree of Staining
  • 11:15Breakout Lab 1
  • Color Effects Under Various Light
  • Grading Using AATCC Scales
  • 11:45Breakout Lab 2
  • Setting Up a Color Standard
  • Demo on Using Spectro
  • 12:15PMLunch
    1:00Overview of Standard Laundering Conditions
  • AATCC LP1, Home Laundering: Machine Washing
  • AATCC LP2, Home Laundering: Hand Washing
  • Detergent Discussion
  • 2:00Dimensional Changes Test Methods
  • AATCC TM135, Dimensional Changes of Fabrics after Home Laundering
  • AATCC TM150, Dimensional Changes of Garments after Home Laundering
  • AATCC TM179, Skew Change in Fabrics after Home Laundering
  • 2:50Break
    3:05Appearance Retention Test Methods
  • AATCC TM88B, Seam Smoothness in Fabrics after Home Laundering
  • AATCC TM88C, Crease Retention in Fabrics after Home Laundering
  • AATCC TM124, Smoothness Appearance of Fabrics after Home Laundering
  • AATCC TM143, Appearance of Apparel and Other Textile End Products after Home Laundering
  • 3:55Oil Resistance Test Methods
  • AATCC TM118, Oil Repellency: Hydrocarbon Resistance
  • AATCC TM130, Soil Release: Oily Stain Release
  • 4:40Q&A Session
    5:00Adjourn
    Thursday, October 27, 2022
    8:30AMRecap and Overview
    8:45Colorfastness Test Methods
  • AATCC TM8, Colorfastness to Crocking: Crockmeter
  • AATCC TM116, Colorfastness to Crocking: Rotary Vertical Crockmeter
  • AATCC TM15, Colorfastness to Perspiration
  • AATCC TM107, Colorfastness to Water
  • AATCC TM16.3, Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc
  • AATCC TM61, Colorfastness to Laundering: Accelerated
  • 10:00Break
    10:15Colorfastness Methods Breakout Lab 1
  • AATCC TM8, Colorfastness to Crocking: Crockmeter
  • AATCC TM116, Colorfastness to Crocking: Rotary Vertical Crockmeter
  • 11:00Colorfastness Methods Breakout Lab 2
  • AATCC TM15, Colorfastness to Perspiration
  • AATCC TM107, Colorfastness to Water
  • 11:45Colorfastness Methods Breakout Lab 3
  • AATCC TM16.3, Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc
  • AATCC TM61, Colorfastness to Laundering: Accelerated
  • 12:30 PMLunch
    1:15AATCC Resistance Test Methods & ASTM Methods
  • AATCC TM127, Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure
  • AATCC TM35, Water Resistance: Rain
  • AATCC TM42, Water Resistance: Impact Penetration
  • AATCC TM22, Water Repellency: Spray
  • ASTM D3786/D3786M-18, Bursting Strength of Textile Fabrics—Diaphragm Bursting Strength Tester Method
  • ASTM D4966-12(2016), Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Martindale Abrasion Tester Method)
  • 2:15Break
    2:30Resistance Methods Breakout Lab 1
  • AATCC TM127, Water Resistance: Hydrostatic Pressure
  • AATCC TM35, Water Resistance: Rain
  • 3:00Resistance Methods Breakout Lab 2
  • AATCC TM42, Water Resistance: Impact Penetration
  • AATCC TM22, Water Repellency: Spray
  • 3:30ASTM Methods Breakout Lab 3
  • ASTM D3786/D3786M-18, Bursting Strength of Textile Fabrics—Diaphragm Bursting Strength Tester Method
  • ASTM D4966-12(2016), Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Martindale Abrasion Tester Method)
  • 4:00Roundtable Discussion with Industry Experts
    4:30Closing Remarks, Distribution of Certificates, Adjourn

    Attendance is limited; early registration is encouraged.
    Registration includes luncheons, breaks, and a copy of the AATCC Manual of International Test Methods and Procedures.

    Refunds (less $75 cancellation fee) will be honored if received on or before October 12, 2022. No refunds will be given after October 12.

     AATCC Individual & Corporate* MembersNonmembers
    Early Registration
    (Before Oct. 12, 2022)
    US$775US$1155
    Regular Registration
    (After Oct. 12, 2022)
    US$825US$1205
    *If your company is a corporate member of AATCC, you must register offline to receive the corporate member discount. Please contact Kim Nicholson for assistance.

    Homewood Suites by Hilton
    4603 Central Park Dr.
    Durham, NC  27703 USA
    telephone +1.919.474.9900

    Reservations can be made online or by calling the hotel directly and requesting the AATCC group rate of US$129/night. Reservations must be made by October 10, 2022, to receive the group rate. Reservations made after October 10 are subject to availability and not guaranteed the group rate. Individual cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to arrival.

    The nearest airport to the AATCC Technical Center is the Raleigh/Durham International Airport. RDU International is approximately 15-20 minutes from the AATCC Technical Center depending on traffic. For those of you flying into RDU, the Homewood Suites by Hilton provides complimentary airport pick-up and drop-off. 

    In addition to the workshop, a new FM100 Color Vision Screening and Certification Short Course will be offered. This session will take place on Tuesday, October 25, the day before the workshop at the AATCC Technical Center, with spots capped at five. Participants who complete the test will receive a certificate with their FM100 color vision score and the test date. An additional fee and separate registration is required. Participants have the option to receive a one-time discounted rate for the FM100 Hue Kit, bundled with the testing. Only five (5) spots are available – registrations will be accepted on a first come, first served basis.  Fees for the short course are listed below.

    You MUST be registered for the workshop to participate in Color Vision Screening Short Course on Tuesday, October 25, 2022.

     AATCC Individual & Corporate* MembersNonmembers
    FM100 Color Vision Screening OnlyUS$75US$100
    FM100 Color Vision Screening + FM100 Hue Kit Discounted Bundle US$935US$935
    *If your company is a corporate member of AATCC, you must register offline to receive the corporate member discount. Please contact Kim Nicholson for assistance.
    Refunds will be honored if cancellations are received on or before October 12, 2022. No refunds will be given after October 12.  A US$75 cancellation fee will be charged.

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