The following standards can be performed on Orbitor:


Standard
RPM / reverse?
Test Duration - Revolutions (hours)
Pilling BOX
ISO 12945-1 (replaces BS 5811)
60 ±2 rpm
'...for the agreed number of revolutions.' Typically: 11000 (3), 18000 (5) & 36000 (10)
GB/T 4802.3
60 ±2 rpm
'… for the agreed number of revolutions.'
7200 (2) roving texture overturn
14400 (4) spinning texture overturn
TWC TM 152
60 ±2 rpm
7200 (2) 100% Lambswool knitted fabric
14400 (4) All other knitted fabric
36000 (10) Woven fabrics
NEXT Test Method 19
60 ±2 rpm
'… as per the performance standard.'
JIS L 1076
60 ±2 rpm
18000 (5) Knitted fabrics
36000 (10) Woven fabrics  'as a rule.'

Snagging BOX
ICI Test Method 444
60 rpm
Usually' 18000 (5)
adidas 4.08
60 ±2 rpm
3600 (1)

M&S Pilling DRUM
M & S P18A
30 ±1 rpm
'...indicated in the performance standards.'
M & S P18B
30 ±1 rpm Reverse every 50 revs
'...indicated in the performance standards.'
M & S P18C
30 ±1 rpm
3000

M&S Snagging DRUM
M & S P21A
30 ±1 rpm
Stop at intervals of 200 revolutions

SnagPod
BS 8479
60 ±2 rpm
30 rpm also used
2000

Cork Liners    
60 rpm
720000 (200)


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