AATCC LP2-2018 Home Laundering: Hand Washing.
6. Apparatus and Materials (see 13.1)
6] Wash tub. 9.5-1.
62 White towels, large enough to accommodate test specimen, any weight.
6.3 Appropriatc hangcrs, for hang dry. in8.
64 Drying racks with pull-out, perforated shelves, for drying flat (see 13.2).
6.5 1993 AAT(’C Standard Reference Detergent (sec 13.2. 13.3).
7.1 Cut and prepare specimens as di. rected in the applicable test method. This laundering procedure may be pcrformcd on any sitc or shape specimen(s) with a total dry mass less than or equal to ft7 kg (1.5 Ib).
7.2 If required, condition and evaluate specimens before laundering, as directed in an applicable test method.
8. Standard Washing Procedure
Xl Select washing temperature from Tablet. Add 7.6 & 1.91(2.0 ± 0.5 gal) of water at this temperature to the wash mb
8.2 Add 20 ± I g of 1993 AATCC Standard Reference Detergent to wash
Xi Agitate by hand to dissolve detergent.
8.4 Add specimen(s) to solution and gently squecie to distribute detergent solution. Do not twist or wring.
8.5 Let specimen(s) soak for 2 mm.
8.6 (iently squeeze specimen(s) iii detergent solution for I mm. Do not twist or wring.
8.7 Repeat 2-mm. soak and I-mm squeeze in detergent solution.
8.8 Remove specimen(s) from wash tub and gently squeeze to remove excess detergent solution. Do not twiSt or wring.
8.9 Place specimen(s) on clean white
towel. Empty and nnse wash tub.
8.10 Add 7.6± 1.9 L(2.0± 0.5 gal) of clean water at thc specified rinse temperature (see Table I) to the wash tub.
8,11 Pbcc washed specimen(s) from towel in rinse water and gently squeeze to distribute, Do not twist or wring.
8.12 Let specimen(s) soak for 2 mm.
8.13 Gently squeeze specimen(s) in rinse water for I mm. Do not twist or wring.
8.14 Rcpcat 2-mm. soak and I-mm squeeze in rinse water.
8.1$ Remove specimen(s) from wash tub and gently squeeze to remove excess water. Do not twist or wring.
9. Standard Drying Procedure
9.1 Using clean white towels, blot Wa- Icr from washed specimen(s). Do not wring or twist.
9.2 Line’Hang Dry. Hang each fabric specimen by two corners, with the fabric length in the vertical direction. Hang product specimens on an appropriate hanger, straightcning and smoothing facings. scams, etc. Product specimens should generally be oriented in the direction in which they are worn. Do not fold or stretch specimens over the hanger. Allow specimens to hang in still air at room tcmpcraturc not greater than 26°C’ (78°F) until thy. Do not blow air directly on specimens as it may cause distortion
9.3 Screen.Flat Dry. Spread each specimen on a horizontal screen or pcrforatcd surface, removing wrinkles without distorting or stretching it. Allow specimens to lie in still air at room temperature not greater than 26°C (78°F) until dry. Do not blow air directly on specimens as ii may cause distortion.AATCC LP2 pdf download.