Washing Fastness Test Method ISO 105

Wash fastness has always been a crucial test in the textile industry. DaRong Company’s washing fastness testers have consistently held a significant market share. This article will guide you through the test procedure of  ISO 105 standard tests (including ISO 105 C01 – C05) using DaRong Company’s washing fastness tester.

Washing Fastness Tester SW-12J

Scope of Wash Fastness Tester

This instrument is suitable for testing the colorfastness to washing, dry cleaning, and shrinkage of textiles such as cotton, wool, silk, hemp, and synthetic fibers. It is also applicable for evaluating the wash fastness of dyes. It can be used by dyeing and printing industries, dye industries, textile inspection departments, and research institutions.

Wash Fastness Standards

Applicable standards: ISO 105, ISO 105 C01~05

Wash FastnessTest Procedure

  1. Turn on the main power switch.
  2. Click the “Water In/Out” button to enter the water in/out interface and set the water intake or door switch as needed.
  3. Enter the settings interface to set the appropriate program. The programs are divided into standard programs and custom programs. After setting the parameters, click the save button to store the parameters. Once saved, users can directly click the “Start” button to start the instrument.
  4. Click the heating button to begin heating the water in the test chamber until the water temperature reaches the set temperature and maintains it.
  5. When the water temperature reaches the required experimental condition, users can click the “Start” button to activate the motor and begin the test. The instrument will automatically stop when the time counts down to the set time parameter. When the “Return” button is pressed, the instrument will automatically switch to the exit interface.

Maintenance and Care

  1. According to the instrument’s user manual, ensure the installation of compliant electrical and water facilities to prevent leakage.
  2. Avoid electromagnetic interference sources to prevent instrument damage and inaccurate test data.
  3. Operate high-temperature or high-power instruments strictly according to the manual to avoid burns or injuries.
  4. The instrument must not be exposed to moisture, tilted, or inverted. Regular maintenance and timely cleaning are necessary to ensure the instrument’s longevity and the accuracy of subsequent tests.
  5. In case of instrument failure, immediately cut off the power supply. Do not disassemble the instrument arbitrarily; contact the manufacturer promptly.

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