Pile Distortion - Environmental
|Publication Date:||1 May 2016|
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. This test shall be used to determine the ability of pile fabrics to resist appearance change due to environmental conditions of heat and humidity under a load.
Applicability. This test is applicable to pile fabrics used for seating or other applications where crushing tendencies need to be evaluated.
Remarks. This test procedure assesses the ability of a pile fabric to retain its appearance after a weight is placed in a localized area for a prescribed period of time while exposed to a moderately high temperature and humid environment.