Service
Thread Count
Yarn Twist Count
Microscopic Evaluation
Fiber Content
Weave Identification
Thickness
Fabric Weight
Surface Abrasion (Pilling)
Soil Release
Whiteness Index
Perspiration
Smoothness Appearance
Wrinkle Recovery
Crease Retention
Colorfastness to Laundering-accelerated
Colorfastness to Crocking
Gray Scale Evaluation
Dimensional Change (Garment)
Dimensional Change (Fabric)
Spray Test
Absorbency

Other tests available upon request.

Submitting items for testing:

Apparel: Send one garment to be reserved as a control and one garment for each laundering process to be tested.
Fabric: One yard or meter of fabric is sufficient for most test procedures.

Contact:

Dr. Meredith McQuerry
Florida State University
Retail, Merchandising & Product Development 308 Sandels Building
Tallahassee, FL 32306
(850) 644-6838
mmcquerry@fsu.edu