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Textiles / Personal protective equipment (> 70 test methods)

[Textilien / Persönliche Schutzausrüstung (> 70 Prüfmethoden)]

EPTIS factsheet 187285 | Last revision 2023-11-07 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts187285 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts187285

PT provider
PT provider DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Based in Germany
Language(s) German/English
Product groups Textile and clothing
Testing fields Ageing
Analytical chemistry
Fire behaviour
Materials evaluation
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Textile Microplastics -
Microplastics - material loss from fabrics ISO 4484-1
Qual. and quant. evaluation of microplastics ISO 4484-2
Fabric properties (textiles): -
Mass per unit area: natural or synthetic fibre materials EN 12127 | ISO 3801
Construction of fabric: number of threads / wales / course freely selectable
Thickness of nonwovens ISO 9073-2
Tear resistance nonwovens ISO 9073-4
Tensile properties - strip method ISO 13934-1
Tensile properties - grab method ISO 13934-2
Tear properties - Elmendorf method ISO 13937-1
Tear properties - trouser shaped specimen ISO 13937-2
Tear properties - wing shaped specimen ISO 13937-3
Abrasion resistance - Martindale ISO 12947-2
Abrasion resistance Martindale (mass loss) ISO 12947-3
Pilling properties - Pilling box ISO 12947-1
Pilling properties - Martindale ISO 12945-2
Slippage resistance of yarns ISO 13936-1/-2
Maximum force seam (strip method) ISO 13935-1
Maximum force seam (grab method) ISO 13935-2
Bursting strength and Bursting distension ISO 13938-2
PH value of textiles ISO 3071
Materials soluble in organic solvents DIN 54278-1
Functional properties (textiles): -
Colour measurement - ΔE* ΔL* Δa* Δb* diffuse / 8°-geometry
Whiteness measurement acc. to Ganz
Hydrostatic pressure test EN 20811
Dimensional change in washing (drying method F) ISO 5077 | ISO 6330
Industrial washing and colour change (method 2) ISO 15797
Thermal and water vapour resistance ISO 11092
Water Vapor Transmission (WVT) ASTM E96 (BW)
Spray test - surface wetting ISO 4920 / AATCC 50
Oil repellency ISO 14419
Bundesmann Rain-shower test EN 29865
Permeability of fabrics to air ISO 9237
Burnig rate DIN 75200 / FMVSS 302
Vertical burning rate UN ECE R118 appendix 8
ISO 6941
Solar UV protective properties EN 13758-1
Colour fastness (textiles): -
Colour fastness to light - Xenon arc ISO 105-B02
ISO 105-B04
Colour fastness to light - artificial perspiration ISO 105-B07
Colour fastness to washing 60° ISO 105-C06/C2S
Colour fastness to rubbing - Crockmeter ISO 105-X12
Colour Fastness to washing ISO 105-C08
Colour fastness to washing with soap or soap and soda ISO 105-C10
Colour Fastness to dry cleaning ISO 105-D01
Colour fastness to rubbing - organic solvents ISO 105-D02
Colour Fastness to water ISO 105-E01
Colour Fastness to sea water ISO 105-E02
Colour Fastness to chlorinated water ISO 105-E03
Colour Fastness to perspiration ISO 105-E04
Colour fastness to spotting: Alkali ISO 105-E06
Colour fastness to bleaching; hypochlorite ISO 105-N01
Colour fastness to bleaching; peroxide ISO 105-N02
Colour fastness by dry heat ISO 105P01
Colour fastness to organic solvents ISO 105-X05
Colour fastness to hot pressing ISO 105-X11
Quantitative determination of a fibre blend -
Qualitative determination of a fibre blend freely selectable
Polyester fibres/cotton (method using sulfuric acid) ISO 1833-11
Acrylic fibres/other fibres (method using dimethylformamide) ISO 1833-12
Protein fibres/other fibres (method using hypochlorite) ISO 1833-4
Viscose fibres/other fibres (method using formic acid and zinc chloride) ISO 1833-6
Polyamide fibres/other fibres (method using formic acid) ISO 1833-7
Individual fibres -
Linear density (4,4dtex to 15dtex) ISO 1973
Breaking force and elongation at break (4,4dtex to 15dtex) ISO 5079
Coated fabrics -
Flex resistance (flexometer method) ISO 32100
Tensile strength and elongation at break ISO 1421
Tear resistance ISO 4674-1
Thickness ISO 2286-3
Resistance to damage by flexing (De Mattia) ISO 7854-A
Resistance to damage by flexing (crumple/flex) ISO 7854-C
Abrasion resistance (Martindale) ISO 5470-2
Coating adhesion ISO 2411
Microbiology textile: -
Antimicrobial Fabric Test AATCC 100
Antibacterial Parallel Streak AATCC 147
Antibacterial Activity AATCC 128
4-field test / microbial reduction textile EN 16615
Protective clothing (general): -
Puncture resistance EN 863
Surface resistivity EN 1149-1
Vertical resistance EN 1149-2
Charge decay EN 1149-3
Limited flame spread ISO 15025
Resistance to molten metal splash ISO 9185
Resistance of materials to penetration by liquids ISO 6530
Convective heat resistance (hot air circulating oven) ISO 17493
Protective gloves against mechanical risks EN 388
Protective gloves - resistance to cutting ISO 13997
Protective gloves - length and finger dexterity ISO 21420
Medical gloves - Dimensions EN 455-2
High visibility clothing (ISO 20471): -
Color measurement (background material) ISO 20471 / 5.1
Retroreflection of (retroreflective material) ISO 20471 / 6.1
Protective clothing against rain: -
Resistance to water penetration after pretreatment flexing and fuel / oil EN 343 /
Vapour water resistance Ret EN 31092
Ear plugs -
Earplugs - Sound attenuation EN 352-2
Slide fasteners (metal zips) EN 16732
Strength of puller attachment EN 16732 - Annex B
Resistance to reciprocation EN 16732 - Annex F
Lateral strength of slide fastener EN 16732 - Annex G
Strength of slider locking device EN 16732 - Annex I
Filtering half masks Particle filter penetration (EN 13274-7) EN 149+A1
Face masks Bacterial filter efficiency / pressure difference EN 14683
Splash Resistance EN 14683
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants
Linked to specific legislation / standards
Additional, subsidiary aims validation of testing methods
Number of participants Depending on the test method between 8-50 laboratories
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by A2LA (USA) and DAkkS (Germany) on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043 for part of the parameters

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Depending on test method (please contact us)
Regularly operated Yes (annually)
Year of first operation 2015
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
DRRR - Deutsches Referenzbüro für Ringversuche und Referenzmaterialien GmbH
Bodmanstraße 4
87435 Kempten

Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 8780
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 87899
Web: http://www.drrr.de/ http://www.drrr.de/
Mr. Thorsten Helbig
Phone: +49 (0) 831/960 878-77
Fax: +49 (0) 831/960 878-99
Email: thorsten.helbig@drrr.de thorsten.helbig@drrr.de
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in Germany, Mr Johannes van de Kreeke. Mr Johannes van de Kreeke.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.23-SNAPSHOT.20230502124635-7925ae379a631fc1ececff45d2921c8db38877d5