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About SGS is pleased to announce our Introduction to Textile Testing seminar which discusses the role of testing and the importance of ensuring correct lab accreditation for the test methods being carried out.
Starts 23 February 2017
Ends 23 February 2017
Location Leicester, Leicestershire
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We are pleased to announce our extensive range of seminar training courses which are designed for you to remain up to date and informed on the latest legislation, industry updates and consumer safety demands. SGS provides excellent course materials, with clearly defined objectives, and reliable, friendly course administration. Our Seminars are interactive and involve delegate participation or demonstrations/visual aids. Delegates are encouraged to bring along their own samples for discussion.

Whether you are seeking knowledge that enables you to comply with regulations, improve performance, manage risk or develop talent; the Consumer and Retail Seminars can help you and your business gain the knowledge you need to continually adapt in today’s fast moving markets. As a leader in professional training, we draw on years of worldwide experience to provide effective learning opportunities.

Courses to suit your needs

  • Affordable prices
  • Opportunity to meet professionals from other organizations
  • Opportunity to share best practice
  • Opportunity to share ideas
  • No office distractions
  • Effective learning environment
  • Wide range of dates and locations available

Delivery Method

Our trainings are offered in a variety of delivery formats so that you can choose those that are best suited to your individual requirements and the needs of your organisation. Our experts deliver face-to-face training in the form of public courses where you can join your industry peers or through in-house courses designed to meet the specific needs of your organisation.

Course Overview

The seminar discusses the role of testing and the importance of ensuring correct lab accreditation for the test methods being carried out.

It is important to understand the differences of cloth construction of woven, knits and non-woven materials in order to understand what tests are applicable to the different types of cloth construction. The course covers the different types of tests that can be selected to assess a fabrics performance and which ones are more suitable than others based on the end use of the product.

We encourage delegates to bring samples along for discussion during the day; this always introduces a level of spontaneity and makes the seminar much more interesting.

The seminar is especially suited to designers, buyers and technologists.

Course Agenda

  • Welcome and Refreshment
  • Testing Overview
    • Role of Testing
    • Lab Accreditation
    • Test Methods
  • Cloth Construction
  • Physical Tests
  • Colour Fastness Test
  • Flammability Tests
  • Chemical Tests to Include Fibre Composition
  • Questions


Registration for this course is £125.00 plus VAT per delegate for the Full Day seminar.

Seminar Date, Time and Location

23 February - 10.00am to 4.00pm - Leicester

How to Book

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    49-51 Uxbridge Road
    Ealing, W5 5SA
    United Kingdom
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