Standard Tests for Upholstery Fabrics

Test NameTest MethodLead TimeYardage
Breaking StrengthASTM D50342-3 days12" x Full
Tearing StrengthASTM D22612-3 days12" x Full
Yarn SlippageASTM D40342-3 days12" x Full
Elongation Joint Industry Standards
WovenJoint Industry Chapter 102-3 days18" x Full
KnitJoint Industry Chapter 102-3 days18" x Full
Dynamic Seam Fatigue TestJoint Industry Chapter 22 / ASTM D40332-3 days54" x Full
Surface Abrasion
WyzenbeekASTM D41572-3 days12" x Full
MartindaleASTM D49662-3 days12" x Full
Resistance to Pilling
BrushASTM D35112-3 days12" x Full
MartindaleASTM D49702-3 days12" x Full
Dimensional Change
WaterASTM D3597 Section 6.52-3 days18" x 18"
SolventAASTm D3597 Section 6.52-3 days18" x 18"
Colorfastness to WaterAATCC 1072-3 days6" x 6"
Colorfastness to SolventAATCC 107 / modified2-3 days6" x 6"
Colorfastness to Light - XenonAATCC 16.3 20 hours/day6" x 6"
Colorfastness to CrockingAATCC 82-3 days12" x 12"
UFAC/NFPA 260UFAC/NFPA-2602-3 days18" x Full
California Technical Bulletin117-2013, Section 12-3 days18" x Full