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AATCC 16.3

Test Method for Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc

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Organization: AATCC
Publication Date: 1 January 2020
Status: active
Page Count: 15
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Purpose and Scope

This test method provides the general principles and procedures for determining the colorfastness to light of textile materials. The test options described are applicable to textile materials of all kinds and for colorants, finishes and treatments applied to textile materials. Test options included are:

1-Xenon-Arc Lamp, Alternate Light and Dark

2-Xenon-Arc Lamp, Continuous Light, Black Standard Option

3-Xenon-Arc Lamp, Continuous Light, Black Panel Option

The use of these test options does not imply, expressly or otherwise, an accelerated test for a specific application. The relationship between any lightfastness test and the actual exposure in use must be determined and agreed upon by the contractual parties.

This test method contains the following sections that assist in the use and implementation of the various options for determining lightfastness of textile materials.

Document History

AATCC 16.3
January 1, 2020
Test Method for Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc
Purpose and Scope This test method provides the general principles and procedures for determining the colorfastness to light of textile materials. The test options described are applicable to...
January 1, 2014
Test Method for Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc
Purpose and Scope This test method provides the general principles and procedures for determining the colorfastness to light of textile materials. The test options described are applicable to...
January 1, 2014
Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc
Purpose and Scope This test method provides the general principles and procedures for determining the colorfastness to light of textile materials. The test options described are applicable to...
January 1, 2012
Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc
Purpose and Scope This test method provides the general principles and procedures for determining the colorfastness to light of textile materials. The test options described are applicable to...

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