How to lower the apparel, footwear, and textile industry’s impact through systematic, data-based input control
ECO PASSPORT by OEKO-TEX® is an independent certification system for chemicals, colorants and auxiliaries used in the apparel, footwear, and textile industries.
LaboWash by Refond
The second-generation washing machine from REFOND with adjustable stroke length fully meets the requirements of the latest version of the AATCC LP1.
James Heal— Guide to Performance Testing
The purpose of this whitepaper, is to help technicians and lab managers in independent laboratories and in-house factories to better understand Performance Testing for Technical Textiles (Sportswear, Activewear and Outerwear), why you need to know about it, and how it will benefit your organization.
Speed up your dyeing process
The market for polyester is exploding. Polyester fibers and it’s blends are dominating in the global textile market. Time to optimize the dyeing process while delivering top-shelf quality!
New Apparel and Footwear Regenerative Odor Control Technology
In this study, a regenerative odor-control technology, Scentry Revive, developed by Microban, was studied for continuous odor neutralization in textiles without the need for frequent launderings.
Performance Analysis of Equipment Using SDCE Verification
The purpose of this study was to explore the use of SDCE’s Verification Fabrics in the performance analysis of laboratory equipment.
Identifying Innovative Yarn Structures
Textile Technology with a Twist—Vartest Identifies Innovative Yarn Structures
Mesdan-Lab introduces: Airtronic
Mesdan-Lab introduces: Airtronic – protective mask testing kit
Odor Control Reaches a New Level of Hygiene Management
Odor development on polyester textiles is a major challenge for the textile industry. Sanitized AG has taken up the challenge of developing a product technology that comprehensively satisfies brand’s needs.
PA Dye Solution for Ultra-High Wash-Fastness
Ride the wave of the color-block swimwear trend with new PA dye solution for ultra-high wash-fastness
New Washer Listed for AATCC Testing
AATCC recently added the new SDL Atlas Vortex M6 Washing Machine to the list of machines meeting the parameters for home laundering in the M6 Monograph.
Advanced Sustainable Water Repellency
With more textile producers and brands now pursuing sustainable finishing solutions, Archroma is seeing growing interest in its distinctive micro-encapsulated fluorine-free technology for outdoor clothing. Technical comparisons validate SmartRepel® Hydro’s capability to combine nature friendlier excellent water repellency with extremely high washing resistance for a long-lasting weatherproof finish.
ISO 105B02 Now a Performance-Based Standard
The ISO TC38 technical committee on textiles recently approved an important revision of ISO 105B02 (Colour Fastness to Artificial Light: Xenon ArcFading Lamp Test) to make it a true, performance-based standard.
How to Use Optical Brightening Agents
Brighten Your fabrics with OBAs! Lighting conditions and color consistency are the challenges. These can be controlled during testing by using instruments with calibrated UV light—color consistency all through production, from raw materials to finished product.
TiO2 Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue
Titanium Dioxide Mediated Photocatalytic Degradation of Methylene Blue in a Fixed Film-Type Photoreactor, AATCC Review 2013, 14 (1), 40-44.
Dianix XF2 Disperse Dye Range
The next generation of high wet fastness disperse dyes for demanding use, such as workwear, that are bluesign approved and suitable for Oeko-Tex Standard 100.