Flammability

Wet & Dry Crocking

Colorfastness to Light

Physical Properties

Abrasion – Low Traffic

Abrasion – High Traffic

ACT Voluntary
Colorfastness to Light Guideline

A material’s degree of resistance to the fading effect of light.

Upholstery – Woven Fabrics
AATCC 16 Option 1 or 3
Grade 4 minimum at 40 hours*

Upholstery – Coated Fabrics
AATCC 16 Option 1 or 3
Grade 4 minimum at 200 hours*
Or
ASTM D4329
No appreciable color change at 150 hours*

Direct Glue Wallcoverings
AATCC 16 Option 1 or 3
Grade 4 minimum at 40 hours*

Wrapped Panels and Upholstered Walls
AATCC 16 Option 1 or 3
Grade 4 minimum at 40 hours*

Drapery
AATCC 16 Option 1 or 3
Grade 4 minimum at 60 hours*

*There is no direct correlation between the number of testing hours and hours of service in the field.

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Colorfastness to Light Guidelines Test Video