Testing & FAQ Videos
Signet Mills Textile Testing Laboratory Tour
Tour our comprehensive in-house fabric testing laboratory to learn more about the types of textile testing methods we offer.
Minimum Order Quantities (MOQs)
Calculating Minimum Order Quantities (MOQs) for Purchasing Fabric
Learn how Signet Mills calculates MOQs for fabric purchases with a simple example.
Dividing Your MOQ into Dye Lots of Multiple Colors
A demonstration of how MOQs can be divided into dye lots of multiple colors of fabrics.
Organic Cotton Fabric
What is organic cotton fabric and how is it certified?
The Berry Amendment
Learn about the Berry Amendment and its significance to the US textile industry.
Preparing Textile Fabric For Testing
Learn how Signet Mills prepares consistent textile fabric samples for testing.
Martindale Abrasion Test
A demonstration of the Martindale Abrasion Test ASTM D4966 to determine abrasion resistance of textile fabrics.
Taber Abrasion Test
A demonstration of the Taber Abrasion Test using rotary and linear methods to determine abrasion resistance of textile fabrics.
Basic Fabric Testing
Demonstrations of how to measure a fabric’s width, weight, thickness, and color transfer.
Counting Fabric Wales & Courses
A demonstration of how to count wales and courses of fabric using a microscope.
Ball Burst Test
A demonstration of a ball burst test to determine bursting strength of fabric.
Mullen Burst Test
A demonstration of the Mullen Burst Test to determine bursting strength of fabric.
Testing Breaking Force & Elongation of Fabric
A demonstration of the ASTM D5035 test method for breaking force and elongation of textile fabrics.
Stretch & Set Testing of Textiles
A demonstration of the J 855 stretch and set testing method for automotive fabrics.
Wrinkle Recovery & Random Pill Testing of Fabric
A demonstration of wrinkle recovery and random pill testing of apparel fabrics.
NFPA 701 Fire Test
An explanation and demonstration of NFPA 701 Fire Test which is a vertical flame test measuring the ignition resistance of a fabric sample.
Spray Test for Water Repellency of Fabric
Explanation and demonstration of the AATCC 22 spray test for water repellency, measuring the water repellency efficiency of finishes applied to fabrics.