Dimensional change of textiles after ironing

This test is a combination of two standards that are together used to determine dimensional changes in textiles and clothing after ironing. The results are expressed as percentages (%) of either extension (+) or shrinkage (–).

DIN 53894-1 – Determination of dimensional change of textile fabrics, ironing with a moist ironing cloth on an ironing press.

ISO 3759, Textiles – Preparation, marking, and measuring of fabric specimens and garments in tests for determination of dimensional change.

Suitable sample matrices
Woven and knitted fabrics
Required sample quantity
70 cm x 70 cm
Typical turnaround time
3 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory


First sample (Excl. VAT):
150 €
Additional samples (Excl. VAT):
35 €per sample

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