Test Method: SATRA TM208
Colour fastness to hot pressing
This test method is intended to determine the effect on the colour of textile materials of pressing with a hot iron or hot head press. The method is applicable to all fabrics and to fabric samples cut from garments.
A conditioned test specimen is brought into contact with a heated press, at an agreed temperature, as prescribed by its ironing care symbol, and an agreed pressure. The test specimen is then reconditioned and examined in a light cabinet and assessed with a grey scale for colour change.
BS 950: Part 1: 1980 - Illuminant for colour matching and colour appraisal.
BS EN 20105-A02: 1995 - Grey scale for assessing change in colour.
BS EN 23758: 1994 - Textiles - Care labelling code using symbols.
ISO 3758: 1991 - Textiles - Care labelling code using symbols.
First issued May 2002.
This test method is available to members and non-members.
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