Detecting recycled textile materials in final products

While none of the existing test methods can give a definitive answer as to whether and how much recycled material is present in a final product, some tests do prove their usefulness.

Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) of textiles

With its new Solar Light’s Ultraviolet Protection Factor (UPF) Analyzer, SPF-290AS, Centexbel determines the UPF values of sun protecting fabrics and clothing.

Colour fastness to hand sanitizer

The massive use of alcohol-containing hand sanitizers may affect the colour fastness of textiles that are touched by disinfected hands: clothing, upholstery and bedding textiles.