ASTM D and AATCC Test Method Colorfastness to Solvent measures the resistance of solvent of dyed, printed, or otherwise colored textile yarns. Subscribe to RSS – ASTM D © Copyright Burch. All rights reserved. Terms and Conditions of Sale | Proposition 65 Warnings · About | Contact | Grand. (ASTM). Herman Miller strives to meet and exceed all industry standards pertaining to our Tunnel Test – ASTM E 84 Seam Slippage ASTM D D

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Acceptance Criteria for warp and fill Upholstery: Web Development Hudson Horizons Measures the ability of a sewn seam to resist slippage or breakage when subjected to tension.

Assesses the specimen’s ability to resist fading or color degradation when exposed to light Xenon-arc light source for a specified amount of time. Physical Properties [ ACT testing standards ].

Fungi used for c3597 are: Weights are used on test Link to Active This link will always route to the current Active version of the standard. This abstract is a brief summary of the referenced standard. Normally those fabrics intended for commercial applications will be treated against sublimation and are not affected.

Industry Specifications & Tests

For Contract orders pertaining to public areas, please consult with your local Fire Marshal for appropriate testing standards. They may not meet the requirements for drapery use and in some cases for upholstery use, ergo; it is advised that a sample be submitted for testing prior to specification and purchase. Check with the firm from which you purchased the fabric. ASTM does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents of this abstract are accurate, complete or up to date.


The Wyzenbeek rating does not indicate a fabric’s resistance of or propensity toward other signs of use such as changes in luster or nap, pilling, perceptible loss in breaking strength, visible change in color or appearance, etc. Upholstery, Panels and Upholstered Walls: Select substrate to adhere the specimen according to the end use. Flame Spread Index of 25 or less and Smoke Developed value of or less.

ASTM D – 95a Standard Specification for Woven Upholstery Fabrics-Plain, Tufted, or Flocked

Measures the ability to resist ignition by a smoldering cigarette when the specimen is tested in combination with polyurethane foam cushioning. The number of pounds required to cause a fabric to break or rupture determines the rating. It is important to remember that non water durable dyes may bleed or fade when subjected to this wet finishing process.

Determines the amount of color transferred from the surface of a colored textile material to another surface by rubbing. Minimum Panels and Upholstered Walls: No appreciable wear after 15, double rubs No appreciable wear after 30, double rubs Appreciable wear at fewer than 15, double rubs.

If a treated fiber reactive dyed fabric is exposed to the right amount of light, heat and humidity for a period of time the color will change, and in some cases, drastically.


Upholstery flammability tests For Contract orders pertaining to public areas, please consult with your local Fire Marshal for appropriate testing standards.

ASTM D /AATCC Colorfastness to Solvent of Dyed Textiles

There is not a treatment that makes a fabric flame proof; rather, it can be treated to be flame resistant. The number of pounds required to cause separation due to yarn slippage determines the rating. These listings are intended as a reference only.

For contract orders pertaining to public use areas, please consult with your local Fire Marshal for appropriate testing standards. Inclusion in this guide does not indicate test data is available for a Calvin item.

ASTM D3597 – 02(2013)

A vertical flame test in which it measures the ability of oven conditioned fabrics to self-extinguish after 45 seconds of exposure to a severe flame. Cellulose fibers such as cotton and linen are easily treated because they readily absorb moisture.

This test utilizes nylon bristles to zstm the surface of the test fabric for a specific amount of time. Both face and back are tested.

Non-saline and fire resistant back coatings can eliminate the problem.