Suitability for care

The majority of modern textiles can be treated in domestic washing machines. There should be no significant change to the shape or colour in particular, even after numerous wash cycles.

At the Hohenstein Institute, the suitability for care of all types of clothing, home textiles, bedding, sleeping bags and products with Sanfor® and non-iron finishes is checked.

Tests include

  • dimensional stability of the individual materials and the overall product
    according to DIN EN ISO 5077
  • colourfastness
    according to DIN EN ISO 105ff
  • potential negative changes compared to the state as new
  • self-smoothing effect after various care treatments

With the help of our tests you can identify and rectify problems with product quality at an early stage, avoid complaints and compare suppliers. This applies in particular in combination with our other chemical and technical textile tests.

With the Hohenstein Quality Label you can also actively draw attention to the particular quality of your products at the Point of Sale (POS).