Abstract Preview

Describes the grey scale for determining staining of adjacent fabrics in colour fastness tests, and its use. A precise colorimetric specification of the scale is given as a permanent record against which newly prepared working standards and standards that may have changed can be compared. The essential scale (5 steps) consists of pairs of non-glossy grey or white colour chips (or swatches of grey or white cloth). In addition, an augmented scale includes four half-steps and, thus, 9 steps.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 1993-08
  • Edition : 4
    Number of pages : 2
  • :
    ISO/TC 38/SC 1
    Tests for coloured textiles and colorants
  • 59.080.01
    Textiles in general

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A standard is reviewed every 5 years



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