BS 5811

superseded by ISO 12945-1 : Pilling box on Orbitor

  • single jersey
  • double jersey
  • woven


IWS Knitted SM54

TM 152 : Pilling box on Orbitor

Also suitable for ASTM D4970

  • Botany knitted
  • Double jersey
  • Lambswool knitted
  • Shetland knitted


IWS Woven SM50

TM196 : Pilling on Martindale

Also suitable for ASTM D4970

  • Plain weave
  • Twill black
  • Twill white
  • Woven blanket


Mace Snag

ASTM D3939 : Snagging on ProMace

  • Half grades - 9 images


SnagPod

BS 8479 : Snagging on Orbitor using SnagPod

  • Half grades – 9 images


M&S Pilling  

M&S P17 : Pilling on Martindale (abrasion holders)

  • Full grades – 5 images


EMPA Knitted 

ISO 12945-2 : Pilling on Martindale

  • EMPA K1
  • EMPA K2
  • EMPA K3


EMPA Woven 

ISO 12945-2 : Pilling on Martindale

  • EMPA W1
  • EMPA W2
  • EMPA W3



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