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    Non-woven fabric is composed of oriented or random fibers, which is a new generation of environmental protection materials, which is moisture-proof, breathable, flexible, light, non-combustion-supporting, easy to decompose, non-toxic and non-irritating, rich in color, low price, recyclable and so on, are recognized internationally as environmentally friendly products that protect the earth's ecology. They are suitable for agricultural films, shoemaking, tanning, home textiles, decoration, chemicals, printing, automobiles, medical and health disposable surgical clothes, masks, building materials, furniture, and even today's fashionable gift bags, boutique bags, shopping bags, advertising bags and other industries. The most concerned issue of non-woven fabric users is the quality and performance of the product, followed by the price.


    Significance of nonwovens testing

    • In order to continuously expand the application fields of non-woven fabrics, it is very important to develop high-tech products of non-woven fabrics and master the performance indicators of various raw materials.
    • In order to carry out technical exchanges and business negotiations between buyers and sellers, and improve the success rate of trade negotiations, distributors must understand and master the test items of non-woven fabrics, which can save business negotiation time and enable users to accept their products.
    • The performance test of nonwovens is the basic basis for manufacturers and distributors to make product manuals, and it is also the key to the success of business negotiations. Therefore, in the fierce product market competition, the performance testing of nonwovens is particularly important for occupying the market.

    T,C&A Lab

    As a professional reliability third-party testing organization, T,C&A Lab can provide Nonwovens Testing service according to ISO, ASTM standards and industry requirements. Welcome to contact our experts for consultation.

    The products we can test include:

    • Medical and sanitary nonwovens: Surgical clothing, protective clothing, disinfection cloth, mask, wiping cloth, and disposable sanitary cloth, etc.
    • Non-woven fabrics for home decoration: Wall cloths, tablecloths, bed sheets, bedspreads, etc.
    • Non-woven fabrics for clothing: Lining, adhesive lining, floc, all kinds of synthetic leather bottom cloth, etc.
    • Industrial nonwovens: Reinforced materials, polishing materials, filter materials, insulating materials, cement bags, geotextiles, coated fabrics, etc.
    • Agricultural nonwovens: Crop protection cloth, seedling raising cloth, irrigation cloth, thermal insulation curtain and so on.
    • Other non-woven fabrics: space cotton, heat preservation and sound insulation materials, tea bags, shoes, etc.

    Testing items of nonwovens

    Most of the applications of nonwovens are the same as textiles and paper, so most of the testing items of nonwovens are related to textiles or paper. All testing items for nonwovens are shown in Table 1.

    Table 1 Nonwovens Test Items

    Wear-resistantCompression and recovery rateInsulation performance
    SewabilityWater absorptionConductivity
    ImpermeabilitySoftnessAdhesion force
    Cutting performanceLiquid transfer rateSpecific-gravity
    Aging resistanceDensity and bulkinessAspect ratio
    Electrostatic effectAir permeabilityDimensional stability
    Burning performanceSterilization effectShielding property
    Drape propertyForming performanceSurface structure and shape
    Bending resistance and recovery rateDyeabilityOdor
    Tear strength and changeBiodegradabilityElastic recovery rate
    Hydrophobicity and lipophilicityTensile strengthBiological activation performance
    ExtractabilityLightness or transmittanceDry humidity
    Breaking strengthTemperature resistance and flame retardancyOptical properties
    CarcinogenicityBending strengthPermeability
    ThicknessChemical resistance, stability and sensitivityLiquid adsorption and retention
    Anti-pillingDifference between upper and lower surfacesCleanability
    Heat setting performanceEffective apertureToxicity
    Layer or lamination performancThermal or ultrasonic bondingPrintability
    Color and lustreHydrophobicity and hydrophilicitySound absorption and shock absorption
    Quantitative analysisIngredient analysisImpact resistance
    Suture strengthWrinkle resistanceFatigue strength

    Standards we test to

    • ASTM D6701-21
    • ISO 9073-11, ISO 9073-18, ISO 11810, ISO 9092, ISO 9073-12, ISO 9073-6, ISO 9073-17, ISO 9073-10

    In addition, the experts in our Nonwovens Testing Laboratory also provide a variety of custom services as your needs and requirements. Let's discuss the custom services with our experts for free.

    Note: this service is for Research Use Only and Not intended for clinical use.

    T,C & A LAB is an independent lab providing quality or custom testing, characterization and analysis of a variety of materials. Our engaged experts are ready to help you.

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