Rolling box pilling tester to assess the pilling performance of cashmere sweaters
Rolling box pilling tester is used for rolling friction pilling test of sparse woolen fabrics and other pilling-prone fabrics to evaluate their pilling grade under unpressured conditions, and cashmere sweater is a common product suitable for testing.
Cashmere sweaters are loved by consumers for their extraordinary style and elegance, but the universal pilling problem of cashmere sweaters has seriously troubled consumers use. Shanghai Qianshui R amp; D technical engineer said that the pilling of cashmere sweaters is related to the characteristics of cashmere fiber, fabric structure and consumer wearing habits. *The standard stipulates that as long as the pilling level of cashmere sweaters does not exceed the allowable range, it is a qualified product. Even for cashmere sweaters of high quality**, there will be slight pilling within a moderate range when they are first worn.
The pilling performance of cashmere sweaters is evaluated by the rolling box pilling tester：
1. Number of pilling boxes: 4.
2. Box size: 235times;235times;235mm.
3. Box speed: 60plusmn;2r/min.
4. counting range: 1 to 99999 times.
5. sample carrier tube: shape Phi;31.5times;140mm, 4pcs/box.
6. Power supply: AC220Vplusmn;10％, 50Hz, 120W.
Pilling assessment of cashmere sweater：
Cashmere sweater pilling determination method mainly takes IOS4802.3-2008 quot;Determination of fabric pilling performance part 3 pilling box methodquot;. Product standards are FZ/T73018-2012 quot;wool knitted productsquot; and FZ/T73009-2009 quot;cashmere knitted productsquot;.
Analysis of pilling performance of cashmere sweater assessed by rolling box pilling tester
From a large number of experimental data, it is concluded that the pilling of cashmere sweaters is mainly related to the fiber yarn, fabric structure, dyeing and finishing process and wearing conditions. The Standard Group of Companies gives the following suggestions for wearing cashmere sweaters in peoples daily lives. When wearing cashmere sweaters inside, the lining of their outerwear* should be smooth, not too rough and hard, and the inner pockets should not be filled with hard objects or pens to avoid local friction pilling; when wearing them outside, the sleeves should not be rubbed for a long time with the desktop, the sleeves with the armrests of the sofa, the back with the sofa, etc. Wearing time should not be too long, pay attention to intermittent, alternate wearing, make it restore elasticity, so as to avoid fiber fatigue damage.
The right way is to use scissors to gently cut off the ball of fluff after washing, and after several washes, the pilling phenomenon of cashmere sweaters will gradually disappear as some of the loose fibers fall off.