Hardline & Softline Testing Services

Spectro possess a sophisticated Textile Laboratory which is well furnished with all the required instruments and equipments based on modern technology. To meet the ever increasing consumer expectations and demand for top class quality, there arises a need for carrying out testing to lower the risk, check performance and enhance the quality of raw materials as well as finished products prior to use. Not only textiles, we also deal with leather made products like handbags, shoes, belts, wallets and various others.

A broad range of testing facilities based on specified Standards and Regulations are available all under one roof. Our cost-effective, reliable, reproducible and accurate results are highly appreciated by the customers. We provide both qualitative and quantitative testing facilities for any type of textile material.


Major Equipments we possess:
  •   Conductivity of water extract
  •   Azo free (Cleavable amine)
  •   Formaldehyde (Free & Released)
  •   Nickel & other heavy metals
  •   Residual chlorine
Zip Endurance Tester
Softline Can Be Divided In To Three Major Field:
  •   Textile
  •   Leather
  •   Paper
Chemical Tests
  •   Ash content
  •   Barium activity
  •   Chloride content
  •   Identifying the dye
  •   Moisture content
  •   pH
  •   Solvent extractable
  •   Sulphate Content
  •   Water soluble extract
     
Fabric Quality test
  •   Absorbency Test (Water Drop
         Method)
  •   Crease recovery angle
  •   Flammability (Inclined Plane &
         Vertical Flammability)
  •   Fiber count & construction
  •   Tear Strength
  •   Water repellency test (Spray Test)
  •   Weight per square unit
Tests for Apparel
  •   Appearance after dry cleaning or
         washing
  •   Crease resistance/recovery
  •   Dimensional stability to washing
  •   Flammability
  •   Garment shrinkage
  •   Oil and Water repellency
  •   Print durability
  •   Seam performance
  •   Side seam twist in garment after
         laundering
  •   Wash care labeling
Leather Testing
  •   Apparent density
  •   Bond strength of laminated leather
  •   Chromic oxide
  •   Moisture content
  •   Nitrogen and Hide substances
  •   Shrinkage temperature
  •   Tear strength
  •   Tensile strength & elongation
  •   Thickness
  •   Total chloride and Sulphates
  •   Volatile matter
  •   Water absorption
  •   Water soluble and Sulphated Ash
  •   Water soluble matter
Test for Shoes
  •   Shoe flex test
  •   Upper sole flexing
  •   Water absorption
     
Tests for Zippers, Buttons, Buckles, Lace, Velcro, Elastic Tape and other miscellaneous items
  •   Strength Test for zippers as per
         ASTM D2061
    • 1.Chain cross wise strength
    • 2.Element slippage
    • 3.Top stop holding
    • 4.Slider pull, pull off
    • 5.Holding strength of slider lock
  •   Strength test for zipper as per BS
         3084
  •   Durability of zippers for 500 strokes
  •   Peel and Shear strength
  •   Button attachment strength
  •   Stretch properties of stretch
         fabric/tape
Test For Towel
  •   Count of WARP, WEFT & PILE Yarns
  •   Construction: WARP, WEFT & PILE
  •   Terry ratio : WARP to PILE length
          measurement
  •   Pile height
Zipper / Buttons / Buckles / Snaps / Lace / Velcro/ Elastic Tape Testing
  • Strength test for zippers as per
       ASTM D 2061
           Chain cross wise strength
           Element slippage
           Top stop holding
           Slider pull, pull off
           Holding strength of slider lock
  • Strength test for zippers as per BS
       3084
  • Durability of zippers for 500 strokes
  • Peel bond strength
  • Unsnapping of snap fasteners
  • Button impact test
  • Button attachment strength
  • Stretch properties of stretch fabric /
       tape
Shoes Flex Tester
Eco-Friendly Test
  •   pH value
  •   Conductivity of water extract
  •   Azo free (Cleavable amines)
  •   Formaldehyde (Free & Released)
  •   Nickel and other heavy metals
  •   Residual Chlorine
Chemical Testing
  •   Ash
  •   Chloride Content
  •   Heavy Metals (Pb, Cd, Ni)
  •   Moisture
  •   Oil Content
  •   pH Value
  •   Sulphate Content
  •   Water Soluble Extract
  •   Bitumen in laminated
  •   Wool Content
  •   Barium Activity
  •   Scouring Loss
  •   Residual Starch Content
  •   Identification of dye
  •   Solvent extractable
  •   Water Absorbency
  •   Breaking length
  •   Bursting strength
  •   Coating Thickness
  •   Bulk
  •   Brightness/ Whiteness
  •   Gloss
  •   Chlorides
  •   GSM/ Weight /Substance
  •   Lead
  •   Sulphate content
  •   Moisture content
  •   Oil Absorbency
  •   Opacity
  •   pH value
  •   Surface pH
  •   Tensile strength & Elongation
  •   Tear factor
  •   Water absorption (Cobb Test)
  •   Moisture content
  •   Ash content
  •   pH value
Leather Testing
Routine tests carried on Leather
  •   Thickness
  •   Apparent density
  •   Tensile strength & Elongation
  •   Tear strength
  •   Shrinkage Temperature
  •   Water absorption
  •   Bond strength of laminated leather
  •   Volatile matter
  •   Moisture content
  •   Ash content
  •   Solvent extractable substance
  •   Hide substance
  •   Water soluble matter
  •   pH value
Products cover under Softline Testing
  •   HDPE bags/Jute Bags
  •   Crepe and Filter Paper
  •   Writing/Printing paper
  •   Coated paper
  •   Corrugated Box
  •   Carpet
  •   Congo Red Dye
  •   Vinyl Coated Fabric
  •   Socks and Jersey
  •   Various Leather Products
The Essential Testing and Awareness Program on Toy Safety

Since the Toy Safety Directive (88/378/EEC) was put into force in Europe in 1988, it is necessary to ensure that toys are safe and comply with the European regulations .. .. ..Toy Testing


Last Updated 9 April 2015