Oil repellency of textiles + hydrocarbon resistance test

This test is used to indicate the textile's oil stain resistance, more specifically its resistance to wetting by hydrocarbons.

A series of selected liquid hydrocarbons with different surface tensions are used, and the results are given as numerical values with high values indicating better oil resistance. The method is often used to compare the oil resistance of different fabrics or surface finishes.

Suitable sample matrices
Woven and knitted fabrics
Required sample quantity
40 cm x 30 cm
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Available quality systems
Accredited testing laboratory


Price per sample (Excl. VAT):
89 €

We also charge a 97 € service fee per order.

Large batches of samples are eligible for discounts.

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