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
- Quality system
- Accredited testing laboratory