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SHRINKAGE STANDARDS FOR WOVEN AND KNIT FABRICS


Standards for Shrinkage of Sanforized Labeled Woven Fabrics

Woven fabrics shall not either shrink or gain in excess of 1% in either the warpwise or the weftwise direction when subjected to the wash-test method of the United States Federal specification number CCC-T-191A or ISO 6330. With Tumbledrier and on making ups the dimensional change can be 1.5% higher.

Standards for Shrinkage of Sanfor-Knit Labeled Knit Fabrics
Knit fabrics shall not either shrink or gain in excess of 5% in either the longitudinal or the cross direction when subjected to the wash-test AATCC 135-1987 or ISO 6330 (60 degree Celsius, tumble dry).

The labels SANFOR PLUS (with resin finishing), SANFOR PLUS 2 (blended fabrics with resin finishing, and SANFOR SET (liquid ammonia treatment) are not much in use. Details on request.


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