James Heal Multifibre is woven on site at James Heal.


We currently produce:

  • Multifbre DW available as a roll (various lengths) or as precut pieces with gimped edges.
  • Multifibre LW available as a roll (various lengths).


James Heal Multifibre is suitable for all relevant methods of colour fastness testing.


We are also stockists of American Style Multifiber.


We currently supply:

  • American Style 1 available as a roll (various lengths) or as precut pieces with heat sealed straight edges.
  • American Style 10A available as a 1m roll or as precut pieces with heat sealed straight edges.
  • American Style 41 available as a roll (various lengths) or as precut pieces with straight edges.
  • American Style 42 available as a roll (various lengths) or as precut pieces with straight edges.
  • American Style 49 available as a roll (various lengths) or as precut pieces with gimped edges.


Only American Style Multifiber which has a heat sealed or sewn edge is suitable for wash or agitation test methods; this includes any test using a mechanical action, stainless steel balls or a heated soap bath. The sealed edge ensures that the structural integrity of the test material is maintained.


American Style Multifibre with cold cut edges is only recommended for stationary testing such as color fastness to perspiration.


A PDF version of this FAQ is available for reference.