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Fungus Testing

Bacterial Testing

 

* ISO/IEC 17025: 2005 accredited by A2LA Testing Cert# 2832.01

AATCC 30 Test II

Agar Plate, Chaetomium globosum

 

Antifungal Activity, Assessment on Textile Materials: Mildew and Rot Resistance of Textile Materials

 

This test evaluates rot resistance of cellulose-containing textile materials that will not come in contact with soil.

 

  • Samples are placed onto mineral salts agar and inoculated with test organism Chaetomium globosum.

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  • After incubation, samples are evaluated for strength loss and/or visual assessment evaluated for microscopic and macroscopic growth and a zone of inhibition.

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  • MicroStar Lab does not perform breaking strength testing. Fabrics requiring breakage strength testing are sent to an outside laboratory.