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AATCC TM157, Colorfastness to Solvent Spotting: Perchloroethylene
Developed in 1978 by AATCC Committee RA92; editorially revised and reaffirmed 1981, 1985, 1995, 2010; editorially revised 1986, 2001, 2002, 2019, 2020; reaffirmed 1990, 2000, 2005, 2017; revised 2016. (Jurisdiction transferred to RA87 2020)
1. Purpose and Scope
1.1 This test method is designed to measure the degree of color migration that occurs when a fabric is spotted with a drycleaning solvent.
1.2 Perchloroethylene is used because it is a common drycleaning solvent.
2.1 A specimen, attached to a piece of white blotting paper, is placed specimen side up on a glass plate. Perchloroethylene is placed on the center of the specimen. The test is carried out at room temperature. The staining of the blotting paper is evaluated.
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