GyroWash colour fastness tester


Washing and dry cleaning colour fastness tester

Designed to test textile and leather samples, GyroWash2 is used to determine colour fastness to washing, dry cleaning and chlorinated water. Small and large test vessels are interchangeable, so testing can be carried out to both European (ISO) and American (AATCC) standards.

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GyroWash washing tester

Designed With You In Mind

GyroWash vessels

Interchangeable large and small vessels - no tools or parts required - simply push and twist to locate vessels in position.

Gyrowash UniController

Simple to use UniController incorporates a programmable electronic temperature controller and a countdown timer.

GyroWash Pots

The seals inside the test vessels are detergent, solvent and chlorine resistant, so you never need to change the seals.

Machines Built To Last

Quality assurance

Our GyroWash2 testers are designed for continuous use in wet environments. All exposed parts and the test vessels are manufactured from high grade stainless steel. Consequently, GyroWash2 will give you many years of trouble free washing testing.

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GyroWash washing and dry cleaning tester

Gyrowash Models

GyroWash 1315/8

The smaller instrument takes up to eight large or small test vessels, which are interchangeable for complete flexibility.

GyroWash 1315/20

The larger instrument takes up to twenty large or small test vessels, which is fully flexible allowing you to combine different sizes.


Support Services

We understand that you are looking for a full package so we offer complete support for the full life of your GyroWash2 washwheel:

  • Installation
  • Training
  • Breakdown Support
  • Applications Support
  • Spare Parts
  • Service & Calibration (UKAS)

Find out more about our full support services.

Accessories and Spares

We recommend using genuine James Heal materials to ensure the accuracy of your testing. The following test materials complement GyroWash2:

  • Multifibre and Single Fibre Adjacent Fabrics
  • Standard Soap
  • ECE and AATCC Detergent
  • Steel and Rubber Balls
  • Non-Corrodible Steel Discs
  • PTFE Rods
  • Grey Scales for Colour Change and Staining

Find out more about our Test Materials.


Product Leaflet

Our GyroWash2 product leaflet contains further details about our GyroWash2 washing and dry cleaning colour fastness tester.


Gyrowash leaflet

Corporate Brochure

Our corporate brochure contains details of our key instruments and other services.


James Heal Textile Testing Catalogue