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INDA-EDANA Test Method

INDA/EDANA TEST METHODS CARRIED OUT AT BTRA

WORLDWIDE STRATEGIC PARTNERS [WSP] – INDA / EDANA [Standard Test Methods for the Nonwovens and Related Industries]
Description WSP Method Number ISO Equivalent
ABSORPTION
Nonwoven Absorption 10.1 (07) 9073-6:2000
Rate of Sorption of Wiping Materials 10.2 (07)  
ABRASION RESISTANCE
Inflated Diaphragm 20.1 (07)  
Flexing and Abrasion 20.2 (07)  
Double Rotary Platform (Tabor) 20.4 (07)  
Modified Martindale 20.5 (07)  
BURSTING STRENGTH
Diaphragm burst 30.1 (07)  
ELECTROSTATIC PROPERTIES
Decay 40.2 (07)  
PERMEABILITY
Air Permeability 70.1 (07) 9073-15:2007
Liquid Strike-Through 70.3 (07) 9073-8: 1995
Water Vapor Transmission Rate    
REPELLENCY
Surface Wetting Spray 80.1 (05)  
Penetration by Water (Rain Test) 80.2 (05)  
Penetration by Water (Spray Impact) 80.3 (05) 9073-17:2008
Water Resistance (Hydrostatic Pressure) 80.6 (05) 9073-16:2007
STIFFNESS
Cantilever Bending (INDA) 90.1 (05)  
Bending Length (EDANA) 90.5 (05)  
TEAR STRENGTH
Elmendorf 100.1 (05)  
Trapezoid Tear 100.2 (05) 9073-4:2008
Tongue Tear 100.3 (05)  
TENSILE
Grab Tensile 110.1 (05) 9073-18:2007
Strip Tensile 110.4 (05) 9073-3:1989
Ball Burst 110.5 (05) ISO/DIS 9073-5
THICKNESS
Thickness (INDA) 120.1 (05)  
Thickness of Highloft 120.2 (05)  
Compression and Recovery, Highloft 120.3 (05)  
WEIGHT
Mass per unit area 130.1 (05) 9073-1:1989
SUPERABSORBENT MATERIALS
pH of Polyacrylate (PA) Powders 200.2 (05) 17190-1:2001
Particle Size Distribution 220.2 (05) 17190-3:2001
Mass Loss Upon Heating 230.2 (05) 17190-4:2001
BACTERIAL
Filtration Efficiency 300.0 (05) 17190-12:2002
FIBRE GLASS MATS
Tensile Strength and Elongation at Break 603.0 (08)  
Basis Weight 604.0 (08)  
Moisture Content 605.0 (08)