Determination of Water Spotting Test
|Publication Date:||1 October 2015|
Note: Nothing in this standard supercedes applicable laws and regulations.
Note: In the event of conflict between the English and domestic language, the English language shall take precedence.
Purpose. To describe the specimen preparation and steps required to conduct water spotting and change in hand, or haptic, testing on material samples.
Applicability. This procedure applies to textile materials that may come into contact with water in use whether intentionally, accidently, or during cleaning.
Remarks. This procedure describes the test used to create water spotting on the finish of a material specimen in the form of color change, ring formation, or other objectionable appearance changes (once the water has completely evaporated). This procedure also describes the test used to create a change in hand as a result of applying water to the material.