Our laboratory is equipped with equipment for your textile testing needs that ensures you meet regulatory and statutory requirements, increasing customer demand for high quality textiles while reducing defects, optimising costs thereby minimising risk in your processes and supply chain.

Range of product categories include but not limited to;

  • Fabric and clothing,
  • Yarn
  • Packaging materials
  • Home textiles
  • Footwear and leather materials
  • Sanitary pads, napkins, pants
  • Personal Protective Clothing
  • Bags

List of tests includes but not limited to;

  • Yarn/thread count
  • Breaking load/strength
  • Fibre identification
  • Composition
  • Tensile strength
  • Tear strength
  • Elongation at break
  • Shrinkage
  • Moisture /moisture regain
  • Absorption capacity/rate
  • Colourfastness  to light, perspiration, alkaline, water, machine washing, rubbing, weathering
  • Pilling resistance
  • Grammage/Average yield
  • Abrasion resistance
  • Shelf life/actinic degradation
  • UV stability

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