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Title: Textile testing and beyond
Authors: Choi, KF
Issue Date: 2008
Source: Textile Asia, 2008, v. 39, no. 2-3, p. 21-22
Abstract: Various textile testing companies have produced their latest offerings. One is SDL Atlas, which featured the Moisture Management Tester and Sweating Guarded Hotplate, the Tinius-Olsen universal testing equipment, quick wash fabric shrinkage system, the new 45° flammability tester to ASTM and CFR standards, an Autoburst digital strength tester and a complete quick spin system. Another is Lawson Hemphill, with its Constant Tension Tester CTT which allows to run more than ten different yarn quality control tests. Using dynamic test principle to measure tensile strength, weak spot, elongation, shrinkage, friction, stick/ slip, entanglement count, abrasion, lint generation, the CTT also checks for yarn eveness for hairiness, thick places, thin places, neps and slub count. Another is Mesdan SpA, which showed testing equipment for fiber, yarn and fabric. It's automatic strength tester Austodyn 300 is for use in testing fiber, yarn and fabric. Premier featured it's high volume fiber tester, ART, while USTER featured a new variant of its testing equipment, the HV1 1000 which measures all important quality parameters used in the cotton trade.
Publisher: Business Press Ltd
Journal: Textile Asia 
ISSN: 0049-3554
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