AATCC

AATCC 100 – Antimicrobial Fabric Test

  Assessment of Antibacterial Finishes on TextilesAntimicrobial agents are useful textile additives and have become more and more common in today's products. They provide textiles with remarkable resistance to odors caused by microorganisms, often without detracting from the appearance or feel of the fabric. With the social rise of more active...

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AATCC 147 Assessment of Textile Materials: Parallel Streak Method

Measurement of Antibacterial Activity of Textile Materials Using the Parallel Streak Method The AATCC 147 method, commonly known as the Parallel Streak method, is designed to qualitatively evaluate the antibacterial activiry of diffusable antimicrobial agents on treated textile materials. In other words, it tests the ability of the treated textile to...

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AATCC 174 – Antimicrobial Activity Assessment of Carpets

Assessment of Antimicrobial Finishes on Carpet The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) 174 method, titled "Antimicrobial Activity Assessment of Carpets", is designed to test the antimicrobial activity of new carpet materials. Within the official standard method, there are 3 procedures – qualitative and quantitative assessments of the...

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AATCC 30 Antifungal Assessment and Mildew Resistance Test

The AATCC 30 method, titled "Antifungal Activity, Assessment on Textile Materials: Mildew and Rot Resistance of Textile Materials" is designed to determine how susceptible textile materials (cloth, gauze, or similar objects) are to mildew and fungal growth and evaluate the efficacy of the fungicides applied to the selected materials. The...

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