Textile Encyclopedia

Martindale Abrasion

Standard Test Method for Abrasion Resistance of Textile Fabrics (Martindale Abrasion Tester Method) – ASTM D4966

This test method covers the determination of the abrasion resistance of textile fabrics using the Martindale abrasion tester. Fabrics of all types may be tested by this method, but difficulties may arise with fabrics with a pile depth greater than 0.08 in. (2 mm).