Optical brightness of textiles with UV light

This test is used to detect optical brighteners with UV light according to an in-house method.

Optical brightening agents (OBAs) are often added to fabrics by manufacturers to increase their perceived whiteness or brightness.

Suitable sample matrices
Woven and knitted fabrics
Minimum sample amount
1 test item
Typical turnaround time
4 weeks after receiving the samples
Quality system
Accredited testing laboratory
Method expert
Sanna Laukkanen


First sample (VAT 0):
143 €
Additional samples (VAT 0):
28 €per sample

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