The range of services offered by the Product Testing Division is very large and includes testing for the following industries and products.
AWTA Product Testing offers a range of fire tests to both Australian and New Zealand Building Code Requirements. Tests and relevant material types include:
AWTA Product Testing provides independent and comprehensive testing services to the textile industry.
Who should test?
Product Developers and Quality Managers can benchmark product, develop performance requirements and effectively manage risk by batch testing programs.
Tests are offered according to local or international standards to support our clients markets both locally and abroad.
Consult with us to determine your testing needs.
Why test textiles?
Mechanical and physical testing can measure the fit for purpose of your textiles.
Downlaod brochure: Textiles Brochure
What is accelerated weathering? UV radiation, temperature, humidity and corrosive environments can damage your product over time. Accelerated weathering simulates this process, making use of technology to rapidly challenge product against the elements.
Who needs it? Product developers, manufacturers and service providers of valuable product that may spend its life in harsh and diverse climate conditions.
Download brochure: Brochure - Weathering
Measurement of Thermal & Water Vapour Resistance - Textiles
Do your textiles help wearer comfort in critical environmental conditions of use?
AWTA Product Testing has NATA accreditation for the measurement of the ability of textiles to transfer heat and water vapour away from the skin during wear. The testing is performed according to ISO 11092 on the Sweating Guarded Hotplate apparatus frequently referred to as the "skin model".
Typical end use applications for the test include:
Download Fact Sheet summary: Sweating Garded Hot Plate
The Division is both NATA and ISO accredited and is capable of providing tests to a variety of local and international standards as required by its diverse client base. It is equipped with a diverse range of modern equipment and has capabilities to service manufactures, importers, wholesales, retailers as well as providing consultancy services.