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Softlines (Textile and Leather)

Lab capabilities

Our facilities across Gurugram, Tiruppur, Ranipet and Ambur provide physical, mechanical, colorfastness and chemical testing services to your textile and leather products, that assist you in optimizing costs and minimizing defects. This ensures that product rejections are reduced and potential threats are identified.

Our labs are also equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to help you mitigate risks by determining the root cause of the problem and identify areas of improvement in your processes and supply chains.

Range of product categories tested:

  • Accessories
  • Fabric & clothing
  • Fibre & yarn
  • Home textiles
  • Footwear & leather products 

Our accreditations and industry associations:

  • ISO 17025
  • Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)
  • Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
  • European Testing Inspection Certification System (ETICS)
  • Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals (ZDHC)
  • Social & Labor Convergence Project (SLCP)
  • Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America (FDRA)

Standards we test against:

  • AATCC
  • ASTM
  • ISO
  • IS
  • AS
  • SASO
  • DIN

 

  • Service scope
    • Chemical testing

    - Banned amines (azo dyes)
    - Chlorinated organic carriers
    - Organo tin compounds
    - Allergic disperse dyes and carcinogenic dyes
    - Chromium VI
    - Phthalates
    - AlkylPhenols and its Ethoxylates (AP & APEO)

    • Performance testing (textiles)

    - Color fastness
    - Dimensional stability & appearance
    - Tensile, tear & seam strength
    - Pilling resistance
    - Abrasion resistance
    - Wash care label verification
    - Print durability

    • Performance testing (footwear & leather)

    - Color fastness
    - Whole shoe bonding strength & flexing
    - Water vapor permeability and coefficient
    - Water resistance by bally penetrometer & maeser
    - Sole flexing - Benewart
    - Sole abrasion - Drum method
    - Lace abrasion

    • Regulatory testing

    - Flammability testing
    - Testing for REACH compliance
    - Testing as per CPSIA requirement
    - Fibre label and Care label recommendation

  • Testing facilities, equipment and instrumentation
    • Chemical laboratory

    - GC-MS
    - LC-MS
    - UPLC
    - HPLC
    - FT-IR
    - ICP-OES
    - LC-ICP-MS
    - HD-XRF
    - UV-VIS
    - AAS
    - TOC Analyser

    • Physical laboratory

    - Light fastness tester
    - Tensile tester
    - Slip resistance tester
    - Washing machines
    - WVP
    - Martindale
    - Pilling tester
    - Flammability
    - Dry cleaning machine
    - Flexing

 

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