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AATCC TM144-2016, Alkali in Wet Processed Textiles: Total
Developed in 1975 by AATCC Committee RA34; reaffirmed 1977, 1980, 1986, 1992, 2002, 2007, 2012, 2016; editorially revised 1985, 1990, 2010; revised (with title change) 1987, 1997.
1. Purpose and Scope
1.1 This test method is used to determine the total alkali content of wet processed textiles. Total alkali can be used to determine washing and/or neutralizing efficiency after certain wet processing steps, particularly bleaching, and can be used as a measure of the suitability of prepared fabric for subsequent dyeing and finishing operations.
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