Several New AATCC Test Methods Available Now For Download Through AATCC Website
TM16.1-2012, Colorfastness to Light: Outdoor (Supersedes TM 16-2004, Colorfastness to Light)
TM16.2-2012, Colorfastness to Light: Carbon-Arc (Supersedes TM 16-2004, Colorfastness to Light)
TM16.3-2012 Colorfastness to Light: Xenon-Arc (Supersedes TM 16-2004, Colorfastness to Light)
TM200-2012, Drying Rate of Textiles at their Absorbent Capacity: Air Flow Method (NEW)
TM201-2012, Drying Rate of Fabrics: Heated Plate Method (NEW)
TM202-2012, Relative Hand Value of Textiles: Instrumental Method (NEW)
The test methods can be purchased now online at: http://members.aatcc.org/Scripts/4Disapi.dll/4DCGI/store/StoreFront.html?Action=Store&Time=327967685
Also available is a revised copy of AATCC Monograph M6-2012, Standardization of Home Laundry Test Conditions, which can be accessed for free at http://www.aatcc.org/testing/resources/docs/Monograph06.pdf.
The entire 2013 AATCC Technical Manual, available in January, 2013, will include all of the above mentioned items. The updated handbook will also include key revisions plus several new methods, in addition to those available now online.
Posted on October 16, 2012