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Product Testing andAnalysis

Product Testing and Analysis

The laboratory provides product testing and analysis service to the clothing, textiles and related industries.
CLOTHING AND TEXTILE RELATED CONSULTING SERVICES

THE TESTING LABORATORY IS WOOLWORTHS ACCREDITED

TESTING SERVICES AVAILABLE

1          Colourfastness to washing

2          Colourfastness to sea water

3          Colourfastness to chlorinated water

4          Colour fastness to hydrolysis

5          Colour fastness for contrast trimmed items

6          Colour fastness to perspiration

7          Colour fastness to water

8          Rub Fastness

9          Garment durability wash

10        Fabric dimensional stability to washing (Wascator)

11        Bowing/spirality measurement

12        Abrasion resistance

13        Pilling

14        Snagging

15        Solid Content

16        Tensile strength

17        Tear strength

18        Seam Slippage

19        Stretch and recovery tests on elastomeric materials

20        Print Durability

21        Burst strength knits

22        Fabric mass per square metre

23        Ph Test liquids and compounds

24        Ph material

25        Yarn count

26        Yarn twist

27        Yarn shrinkage/crimp

28        Spray rating

29        Water resistance

31        Accelerated heat ageing of textiles

32        Wicking

33        Fibre identification- Microscopic and Solubility

34       Light fastness and weathering tests-Grade 4(and lower), Grade 5, Grade 6

35       Fault Analysis /Care Label instruction

36       Fabric analysis

37       Trials / Problem Analysis

 

AVAILABLE TECHNOLOGY

Pilling and snagging Tester

Impulse random tumble pilling tester

Burst strength tester

Xenon Arc light and weather fastness tester

Wascator ( high specification washing machine)

Digital microscope and camera + software

Tensile Tester + Stretch and recovery attachment

Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester

Yarn wrap reel (WIRA)

Twist tester (WIRA DTT 003)

Yarn Friction tester

Rapid oil extractor apparatus

Digital Crimp tester

Drymeter III (Moisture meter) L5800

Pyrotec Infrared dyeing machine

Padder

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For more information please contact:

Vukani Dlamini

021 959 6346techstation@cput.ac.zaCPUT, Clothing & Textiles Building, Symphony Way, Bellville

 

 

 

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