1.1 This test method covers the determination of the propensity of a fabric to form pills from fuzz under test conditions intended to simulate normal wear using the brush pilling tester. This procedure is generally applicable to all types of apparel fabrics including both woven and knitted fabrics. Note 1For other test methods for the pilling resistance of textiles, refer to Test Methods D 3512, D 3514, and D 4970.
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