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AATCC to Conduct Textile Testing Workshop September 25-26

Source Textile Reads10-08-19

If you are responsible for product evaluation, specifications, and quality control for apparel and textile materials, this workshop is a must for you. Register today for AATCC’s limited attendance Introduction to Textile Testing Workshop to be held September 25-26 at the AATCC headquarters in Research Triangle Park, NC, USA.

Attendees will learn how to properly perform and interpret test results for approximately 20 colorfastness and physical properties test methods and evaluation procedures. Colorfastness tests to be addressed include crocking, light, washing, and perspiration. Tests for evaluating physical properties include dimensional change, skewness, soil release, water repellency and resistance, and appearance retention. AATCC staff will discuss and demonstrate these procedures and registrants will be involved in hands-on participation.

Sessions will be conducted on color basics and measurement. Participants will be shown how to use the AATCC Gray Scales for Staining and Color Change, and the AATCC Chromatic Transference Scale.

ASTM methods, Standard Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Random Tumble Pilling Tester, D 3512; Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Martindale Abrasion Tester Method), D 4966; and Standard Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics, D4970 will also be discussed and demonstrated.

Individuals registering on or before September 10 pay US$1155 (US$775 for individual and corporate AATCC members) and will include luncheons, breaks and a copy of the AATCC Technical Manual. After September 10 the registration fee increases to US$825 for AATCC members and US$1205 for nonmembers.

Overnight accommodations are available at the Hotel Indigo Durham, 151 Tatum Drive, Durham, N.C. 27703 USA, telephone +1.919.474.3000. Contact the hotel directly and request the AATCC group rate of US$117/night using code TTW. The group rate will be available until September 10, 2019, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Once the room block is filled the groupgroup rate will NOT be honored.

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