Useful mass (volume)

Test method to determine the total mass per unit area, total pile mass per unit area, and mass of pile per unit area above the substrate, and for the calculation of measured surface pile density and measured pile fibre volume ratio, of textile floor coverings.

Useful carpet thickness

Test method to determine the thickness of the pile above the substrate of a textile floor covering.

Dimensional stability of resilient floorcoverings

Test method to determine the dimensional stability and curling of resilient floor coverings, in the form of sheets, tile or planks after exposure to heat.

Scratch resistance

scratchboy detail

A simple, reproducible and effective technique to evaluate the hardness of coatings and other surfaces, such as floor coverings.

Electrostatic safety

Testing materials intended to be used in the manufacturing of electrostatic dissipative protective clothing (or gloves) to avoid incendiary discharge.

Indoor air quality

Olivier & Karel

Centexbel runs VOC and formaldehyde measurements on home decoration materials according to :
EN ISO 16000-2, 9
ISO 16000-6
EN ISO 16017-1

Ignitability of furniture, beds, mattresses and bedding items

Flammability testing is one of the most important testing procedures within the textile industry because it has crucial safety implications in the event of a fire.