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  • BS 1006:1990

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    METHODS OF TEST FOR COLOUR FASTNESS OF TEXTILES AND LEATHER

    Available format(s):  Hardcopy, PDF

    Superseded date:  10-12-2010

    Language(s):  English

    Published date:  01-01-1990

    Publisher:  British Standards Institution

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    Foreword
    Committees responsible
    General principles:
    A01 General principles of testing
    A02 Grey scale for assessing change in colour
    A03 Grey scale for assessing staining
    A04 Method for the instrumental assessment of the
          degree of staining of adjacent fabrics
    Colour fastness to light and weathering:
    B01 Colour fastness to light: Daylight
    B02 Colour fastness to artificial light: Xenon arc
          fading lamp test
    B03 Colour fastness to weathering: Outdoor exposure
    B04 Colour fastness to weathering: Xenon arc
    B05 Detection and assessment of photochromism
    Colour fastness to washing and laundering:
    C01 Colour fastness to washing: Test 1
    C02 Colour fastness to washing: Test 2
    CO3 Colour fastness to washing: Test 3
    C04 Colour fastness to washing: Test 4
    C05 Colour fastness to washing: Test 5
    C06 Colour fastness to domestic and commercial
          laundering
    Colour fastness to dry cleaning:
    D01 Colour fastness to dry cleaning
    D02 Colour fastness to rubbing: Organic solvents
    Colour fastness to aqueous agencies:
    E01 Colour fastness to water
    E02 Colour fastness to sea water
    E03 Colour fastness to chlorinated water (swimming-
          bath water)
    E04 Colour fastness to perspiration
    E05 Colour fastness to spotting: Acid
    E06 Colour fastness to spotting: Alkali
    E07 Colour fastness to spotting: Water
    E08 Colour fastness to water: Hot water
    E09 Colour fastness to potting
    E10 Colour fastness to decatizing
    E11 Colour fastness to steaming
    E12 Colour fastness to milling: Alkaline milling
    E13 Colour fastness to acid-felting: Severe
    E14 Colour fastness to acid-felting: Mild
    Adjacent fabrics
    F01 Specification for standard adjacent fabric: Wool
    F02 Specification for standard adjacent fabric: Cotton
          and viscose
    F03 Specification for standard adjacent fabric:
          Polyamide
    F04 Specification for standard adjacent fabric:
          Polyester
    F05 Specification for standard adjacent fabric:
          Acrylic
    F06 Specification for standard adjacent fabric: Silk
    F07 Specification for standard adjacent fabric:
          Secondary acetate
    F08 Specification for standard adjacent fabric:
          Triacetate
    F09 Specification for standard rubbing cloth: Cotton
    F10 Specification for adjacent fabric: Multifibre
    Colour fastness to atmospheric contaminants:
    G01 Colour fastness to nitrogen oxides
    G02 Colour fastness to burnt gas fumes
    G03 Colour fastness to ozone in the atmosphere
    G04 Colour fastness to oxides of nitrogen in the
          atmosphere at high humidities
    Measurement of colour and colour differences:
    J01 Measurement of colour and colour differences
    J02 Method for the instrumental assessment of
          whiteness
    Colour fastness to bleaching agencies:
    N01 Colour fastness to bleaching: Hypochlorite
    N02 Colour fastness to bleaching: Peroxide
    N03 Colour fastness to bleaching: Sodium chlorite:
          Mild
    N04 Colour fastness to bleaching: Sodium chlorite:
          Severe
    N05 Colour fastness to stoving
    Colour fastness to heat treatments
    P01 Colour fastness to dry heat (excluding pressing)
    P02 Colour fastness to pleating: Steam pleating
    Colour fastness to vulcanizing:
    S01 Colour fastness to vulcanizing: Hot air
    S02 Colour fastness to vulcanizing: Sulphur mono-
          chloride
    S03 Colour fastness to vulcanizing: Open steam
    Colour fastness to miscellaneous agencies:
    X01 Colour fastness to carbonizing: Aluminium chloride
    X02 Colour fastness to carbonizing: Sulphuric acid
    X04 Colour fastness to mercerizing
    X05 Colour fastness to organic solvents
    X06 Colour fastness to soda boiling
    X07 Colour fastness to cross-dyeing: Wool
    X08 Colour fastness to degumming
    X09 Colour fastness to formaldehyde
    X10 Assessment of migration of textile colours into
          polyvinyl chloride coatings
    X11 Colour fastness to hot pressing
    X12 Colour fastness to rubbing
    X13 Colour fastness of wool dyes to processes using
          chemical means for creasing, pleating and setting
    X14 Colour fastness to acid chlorination of wool:
          Sodium dichloroisocyanurate
    Colourant characteristics:
    Z01 Colour fastness to metals in the dye-bath:
          Chromium salts
    Z02 Colour fastness to metals in the dye-bath:
          Iron and copper
    Colour fastness of leather
    UK-LA Colour to heat stability
    UK-LB Colour fastness to marking-off of coloured
           leathers
    UK-LC Colour fastness to rubbing
    UK-LD Colour fastness to water of leather
    UK-LE Colour fastness to washing of leather
    UK-LF Colour fastness to perspiration of leather
    UK-LG Colour fastness to to-and-fro rubbing
    Colour fastness tests for textiles
    (not yet adopted internationally)
    UK-TB Colour fastness to shampooing of textile floor
           coverings
    UK-TE Sensitivity to peroxy compounds
    UK-TG Colour fastness to perspiration: plate method
    UK-TI Colour fastness to salt of textile floor
           coverings
    UK-TJ Colour fastness to water of textile floor
           coverings
    Figures
    (section B01)
    1. Correlation of blue wool references for exposure
         to daylight
    2. Mounting for method 1
    3. Mounting for method 2
    (section B02)
    1. Mounting for method 1
    2. Mounting for method 2
    3. Mean values obtained from exposures described
         in 9.3.2
    (section E10)
    1. Decatizing apparatus
    (section E11)
    1. Apparatus for determining colour fastness to
         steaming under atmospheric pressure
    (section G01)
    1. Exposure chamber
    2. Alternative exposure chamber
    3. Nitric oxide generator
    (section G02)
    1. Gas-fading apparatus for large-scale testing
    (section G03)
    1. Test arrangement
    (section P02)
    1. Specimen holder
    2. Specimen holder in the container
    (section S02)
    1. Exposure chamber for vulcanizing with sulphur
         monochloride
    (section X12)
    1. 3,2 cm diameter rubbing finger
    (section X13)
    1. Composite specimen
    Alphabetical list of agencies

    Abstract - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    Describes general information about the methods for testing colour fastness of textiles for the guidance of users. The uses and limitations of the methods are explained, several terms are defined, an outline of the form of the methods is given and the contents of the clauses constituting the methods are discussed. Colour fastness is meant the resistance of the colour of textiles to the different agencies to which these materials may be exposed during manufacture and subsequent use. May be used for assessing colour dyes. The conditions in the tests have been chosen to correspond closely to treatments usually employed in manufacture and to conditions of ordinary use.

    Standards Referenced By This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS 3484-1:1991 RECORD INKS - SPECIFICATION FOR BLUE-BLACK INKS
    BS 1771-1:1989 Fabrics for uniforms and workwear Specification for fabrics of wool and wool blends
    BS 5866-2:1991 Blankets suitable for use in the public sector Specification for cotton leno cellular blankets
    BS 4948:1994 Method for assessment of the visible soiling by body contact of upholstery fabrics
    BS 5426:1993 SPECIFICATION FOR WORK WEAR AND CAREER WEAR
    BS 7318:1990 Specification for industrial sewing threads made from linen (flax) or cotton
    BS 7033-5:1990 CLEANING AND POLISHING CLOTHS - SPECIFICATION FOR GENERAL POLISHING CLOTHS
    BS 7141-2:1991 Narrow fabrics Specification for cotton webbings for personal load carrying purposes
    ISO 18168:2015 Textile floor coverings Colour fastness to shampooing
    BS 3424-24:1990 Testing coated fabrics Methods 27A and 27B. Methods for determination of abrasion resistance
    BS 7423:1999 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN'S TRAVEL COTS OF INTERNAL BASE LENGTH NOT LESS THAN 900 MM
    BS 3424-36:1993 Testing coated fabrics Method 39. Method for determination of the dimensional stability of coated fabrics to domestic washing
    BS 3424-13:1999 Testing coated fabrics Guide to the selection of methods for colour fastness to light testing
    BS 7269-2:1991 DRYCLEANABILITY OF LEATHER GARMENTS - METHOD FOR ASSESSING DRYCLEANABILITY
    BS 3546-2:1993 Coated fabrics for use in the manufacture of water penetration resistant clothing Specification for non-water vapour permeable coated fabrics
    BS 4560:1990 SPECIFICATION FOR FABRICS FOR LININGS IN UNIFORM CLOTHING
    BS 5131-2.11:1983 METHODS OF TEST FOR FOOTWEAR AND FOOTWEAR MATERIALS - SOLINGS - RESISTANCE OF SOLINGS TO SHORT TERM CONTACT WITH A HOT SURFACE
    BS 5866-1:1990 Blankets suitable for use in the public sector Specification for wool and wool/polyamide blankets
    BS 7141-4:1990 Narrow fabrics Specification for woven elastic webbings containing natural rubber
    BS 6746:1990 SPECIFICATION FOR PVC INSULATION AND SHEATH OF ELECTRIC CABLES
    BS 2543:1995 SPECIFICATION FOR WOVEN AND KNITTED FABRICS FOR UPHOLSTERY
    BS 1771-2:1990 FABRICS FOR UNIFORMS AND WORKWEAR - PART 2: SPECIFICATION FOR FABRICS FROM CELLULOSIC FIBRES, SYNTHETIC FIBRES AND BLENDS
    BS 7144:1989 Specification for flax and jute fabrics for industrial use
    BS 7864:1997 SPECIFICATION FOR PLASTICS CONTAINERS FOR SURFACE COATINGS
    BS 3424-14:1985 Testing coated fabrics Method 16. Methods for determination of colour fastness to wet and dry rubbing and determination of resistance to printwear
    BS 2782-5:Method 540B:1982 METHODS OF TESTING PLASTICS - OPTICAL AND COLOUR PROPERTIES, WEATHERING - METHODS OF EXPOSURE TO LABORATORY LIGHT SOURCES, (XENON ARC LAMP, ENCLOSED CARBON ARC LAMP, OPEN-FLAME CARBON ARC LAMP, FLUORESCENT TUBE LAMPS)
    BS 5131-0:1990 METHODS OF TEST FOR FOOTWEAR AND FOOTWEAR MATERIALS - GENERAL INTRODUCTION
    BS 7141-3:1990 Narrow fabrics Specification for wool tapes
    BS 1781:1981 SPECIFICATION FOR LINEN AND LINEN UNION TEXTILES
    BS 3900-F5:1972 METHODS OF TEST FOR PAINTS - PART F5: DETERMINATION OF LIGHT FASTNESS OF PAINTS FOR INTERIOR USE EXPOSED TO ARTIFICIAL LIGHT SOURCES
    BS 5815-3:1991 SHEETS, SHEETING, PILLOWSLIPS, TOWELS, NAPKINS, COUNTERPANES AND CONTINENTAL QUILT SECONDARY COVERS SUITABLE FOR USE IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR - SPECIFICATION FOR COUNTERPANES AND CONTINENTAL QUILT SECONDARY COVERS INCLUDING FLAMMABILITY PERFORMANCE
    BS 5441:1988 Methods of test for knitted fabrics
    BS 7271:1990 SPECIFICATION FOR TOUCH AND CLOSE FASTENERS
    BS 7269-1:1991 DRYCLEANABILITY OF LEATHER GARMENTS - SPECIFICATION FOR DRYCLEANABILITY AND FOR APPROPRIATE CARE LABELS
    BS 4859:1989 Methods for test for fabrics produced from polyolefin tape yarns
    BS 5335-1(1991) : 1991 CONTINENTAL QUILTS - PART 1: SPECIFICATION FOR QUILTS CONTAINING FILLINGS OTHER THAN FEATHER AND/OR DOWN
    BS 7337:1990 SPECIFICATION FOR TICKINGS
    BS 7209:1990 SPECIFICATION FOR WATER VAPOUR PERMEABLE APPAREL FABRICS
    BS 5577:1999 SPECIFICATION FOR TABLE CUTLERY WITH NON-METALLIC HANDLES
    BS 7141-6:1989 NARROW FABRICS - SPECIFICATION FOR LACES FOR FOOTWEAR AND OTHER PURPOSES
    BS 6085:1992 METHODS FOR DETERMINATION OF THE RESISTANCE OF TEXTILES TO MICROBIOLOGICAL DETERIORATION
    BS 3F 121:1995 SPECIFICATION FOR METALLIC SLIDE FASTENERS FOR AEROSPACE PURPOSES
    BS 7044-2.5:1991 ARTIFICIAL SPORTS SURFACES - METHODS OF TEST - MISCELLANEOUS
    BS EN 20105-A02:1995 TEXTILES - TESTS FOR COLOUR FASTNESS - GREY SCALE FOR ASSESSING CHANGE IN COLOUR
    BS 6453:1984 SPECIFICATION FOR PERFORMANCE OF LEATHERS FOR GARMENTS
    BS 7409:1996 SPECIFICATION FOR SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR WHEELED CHILD CONVEYANCES
    BS EN ISO 8781-1:1995 Pigments and extenders. Methods of assessment of dispersion characteristics Assessment from the charge in tinting strength of coloured pigments
    BS 4952:1992 Methods of test for elastic fabrics
    BS 3408:1992 Specification for tarpaulins
    BS 7414:1991 SPECIFICATION FOR WHITE PVC-U EXTRUDED HOLLOW PROFILES WITH HEAT WELDED CORNER JOINTS FOR PLASTICS WINDOWS - MATERIALS TYPE B
    BS 5866-3:1991 Blankets suitable for use in the public sector Specification for synthetic fibre cellular blankets
    BS 5455:1977 Specification for polyurethane coated nylon fabric for mattress covers
    BS EN ISO 105-N02:1995 TEXTILES - TESTS FOR COLOUR FASTNESS - PART N02: COLOUR FASTNESS TO BLEACHING - PEROXIDE
    BS 7141-1:1991 Narrow fabrics Specification for polyamide and polyolefin woven tapes and webbings
    BS 4973-4:1990 INTERLININGS - SPECIFICATION FOR WOVEN SEW-IN INTERLININGS
    BS 3084:1992 SPECIFICATION FOR SLIDE FASTENERS
    BS EN ISO 105-N03:1995 TEXTILES - TESTS FOR COLOUR - FASTNESS - PART N03: COLOUR FASTNESS TO BLEACHING - SODIUM CHLORITE (MILD)

    Standards Referencing This Book - (Show below) - (Hide below)

    BS EN 20105-B02:1993 TEXTILES - TESTS FOR COLOUR FASTNESS - COLOUR FASTNESS TO ARTIFICIAL LIGHT (XENON ARC FADING LAMP TEST)
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