Name of Important Textile Test

Name of Important Textile Test

Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India.

Textile Testing is the process of determining the properties of different kinds of Textile substances. It is very important for checking the quality and suitability of raw material and selection of material, monitoring of production i.e. process control. It helps the scientist to decide which route should be followed. There are different types of testing process are done in textile and apparel industry. In this article various types of textile testing methods are given here.

Different types of textile testing process
Fig: Different types of textile testing process
Quality Control Testing
1. Mechanical
Crock master
2. Physical
  • GSM
  • Fiber Diameter
  • Ends per inch
  • Linear Density
3. Chemical
Product Tests
  • HDPE bags/Jute Bags
  • Crepe Paper
  • Filter Paper
  • Writing/Printing paper
  • Coated paper
  • Corrugated Box
  • Carpet
  • Filament Yarn
  • Fabric
  • Congo red Dye
  • Vinyl Coated Fabric
  • Socks
  • Jersey
  • Various Leather Products
Standard Methods Adopted
  • American Society of Testing &Materials (ASTM)
  • American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC)
  • International Organization for Standardization (ISO)
  • European Norms (EN)
  • British Standards (BS)
  • British Standards for European Nations (BSEN)
  • DeutschesInstitut fur Normung (DIN)
  • Japanese Industrial Standards (JIS)
  • Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) 
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Mazharul Islam Kiron is a textile consultant and researcher on online business promotion. He is working with one European textile machinery company as a country agent. He is also a contributor of Wikipedia.

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