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Burn test - Identify type of fabric fibre


Burn test - Identify type of fabric fibre
« on: May 05, 2018, 11:24:18 AM »
some useful references to help with what to look for

Safety Note - as we do burn tests to narrow down what an unidentified fabric is made from, avoid breathing in any fumes given off just in case it's one that gives off hazardous fumes when burning.
The usual common sense applies re small amounts eg. snippings, in a container, outside where possible etc.

How to Demo 1

How to demo 2 plant, protein & synthetic

How to demo 3 plant, protein & synthetic

Burn Test Reference PDF Chart 

Burn Test Flow Chart

Threads Burn Test Refence Chart

This chart also includes information about what happens with a Bleach Test