Soft Lines

ITC labs as the leading third party testing partner accredited by NABL ISO / IEC 17025 : 2014 offers broad range of tests for textiles, home furnishing and leather under its Soft lines division for both private and government organizations. ITC Labs has state of the art in house set up to cater to both physical and chemical testing requirements and help clients manage risk and meet complex regulatory requirements. Currently the lab offers tests for Indian Standards (IS), ASTM, EN, ISO etc. Some of the tests ITC Labs can offer include but not limited to the below on multiple fabric types:


  • Physical tests like Tear, Tensile, Breaking Strength, GSM, Martindale Abrasion, Piling, Crease Recovery, Bursting Strength, Dimensional Stability etc.
  • Complete range of Color Fastness Tests like CF to rub, CF to Perspiration, CF to Saliva, CF to Sea Water, CF to Light etc.
  • Quantitative analysis of Fibre Blends
  • Complete Zipper Testing Package as per IS and EN regulation.
  • Testing Package for TRIMS like buttons, rivets, eye holes etc (Plastic & Metal)
  • Specialized Testing like
    • Air Permeability (IS 11056)
    • Water Proofness (IS 7016-7)
    • DeMattia Flexing Test for Leather & Fabrics (IS 7016-4)
    • Water Repellency (IS 390)
    • Moisture Vapour Transmission Rate (WVTR / MVTR) as per ASTM E 96 / M16 etc.