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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

Table 3 Colorfastness of 4 sample fabrics on washing, dry-cleaning, friction, sunlight, compound (sweat + sunlight), and hot-pressing

From: An evaluation of the suitability of fluorescent fabrics and retroreflective materials for road traffic warning clothing in compliance with international standards

Condition colorfastness Measuring
Samples
S1 S2 S3 S4
Washing 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
Dry-cleaning 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
Friction 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
Sunlight Above 4 Above 4 Above 4 4
Compound
 Acid 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
 Alkali 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
Hot-pressing
 Immediately after drying 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
 4 h after drying 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
 Immediately after wetting 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5
 4 h after wetting 4–5 4–5 4–5 4–5