Another type of abrasion began to emerge – Martindale abrasion. This led many to ask, Martindale or Wyzenbeek? Here is what you need to know.
There are two different tests for pilling on the upholstery that ACT recognizes – ASTM D3511 Brush Pilling Test and ASTM D4970 Martindale Pilling Test.
A Flooralytics Discussion on Cleaning & Covid-19 By: Greg Hadfield, CEO of Flooralytics Testing Lab While Wyzenbeek abrasion testing is still all the rage as it relates to wear and tear – most facilities struggle more with cleaning issues, rather than upholstery fabric that has worn out. With today’s demands during the Covid-19 virus outbreak,Continue reading “Cleaning is Still the Most Important”
When testing upholstery fabrics for International Maritime Organization (IMO), the first question that typically comes up is – Which foam should the lab use your fabric? Most often, you are given two choices: a non-fire retardant (FR) foam and some variety of FR foam. While the most tempting choice may be the FR foam, that may not be the right choice.