Leather — Physical and mechanical test methods for the determination of soiling — Part 1: Rubbing (Martindale) method
|Publication Date:||1 March 2019|
|ICS Code (Leather and furs):||59.140.30|
This document specifies a method for determining the resistance of all forms of leather to visible soiling through repeated contact with soiled objects. It provides a physical pretreatment routine for leathers that may be vulnerable to loss of soiling resistance while in service, prior to conducting further tests such as cleaning.