Textile Testing Lab
The Textile Testing Lab at Florida State University provides the textile and apparel industry with physical textile testing services. The lab specializes in the assessment of product durability, the evaluation and development of product specifications, and end use performance.
Expert consultation is also available for assisting industry members with product development and product failure analysis.
|wdt_ID||Type of Service||Cost|
|1||Thread Count||$30 / Product|
|2||Yarn Twist Count||$20 / Product|
|3||Microscopic Evaluation||$25 / Product|
|4||Fiber Content||$50 / Product|
|5||Weave Identification||$25 / Product|
|6||Thickness||$30 / Product|
|7||Fabric Weight||$20 / Product|
|8||Surface Abrasion (Pilling)||$50 / Product (Nu Martindale)|
|9||Soil Release||$50 / Per Product (for 5 applied stains)|
|10||Whiteness Index||$20 / Per Product|
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.
Dr. Meredith McQuerry
Florida State University
Retail, Merchandising & Product Development
308 Sandels Building
Tallahassee, FL 32306