ISO 105-X04:1994 Preview
Textiles -- Tests for colour fastness -- Part X04: Colour fastness to mercerizing
This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2015. Therefore this version remains current.
Describes a method for determining the resistance of the colour of textiles to the action of concentrated solutions of sodium hydroxide. The method is mainly applicable to cotton and to mixtures containing cotton. A specimen of the textile in contact with a specified adjacent fabric is treated with sodium hydroxide solution, rinsed, acidified, rinsed again, and dried. The change in colour of the specimen and the staining of the adjacent fabric are assessed with the grey scale.
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