A Study on Standards Concerning the Appearance of Fabric and Apparel after Repeated Home Laundering

Updated: 2006/9/11 15:17:00

Zhao Xia, College of Textile, Donghua University
Li Ying, College of Garment, Donghua University
Wu Xiongying & He Xiuling, Shanghai Entry-Exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau

Abstract: The criteria concerning the appearance of fabrics after repeated home laundering gives important reference to the instructions on care label. Different laundering methods result in different appearance. This article introduces typical laundering methods in Chinese and foreign textile standards and the requirement on fabric appearance after home laundering in ASTM. It is recommended to include assessment on appearance after laundering into the current Chinese national standards for textiles and garment.
Key words: testing standard; appearance after laundering; laundering method; textiles.

Authority in Charge: China National Textile and Apparel Council (CNTAC)

Sponsor :China Textile Information Center (CTIC)

ISSN 1003-3025 CN11-1714/TS