James Heal DynaWash garment and printed fabric durability tester instrument

DynaWash & DynaWash Duo

Garment and Printed Fabric Durability Tester with TestWise Touch™

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Overview

Garment and Printed Fabric Durability Tester with TestWise Touch™. Ideal for laboratories performing a high volume of wash tests, offering time-saving and sustainability benefits.

DynaWash Duo has an integrated spinner, so the user can rinse and extract water from samples within the same instrument.

Features

A lifetime of laundering

Dynawash is perfect for assessing the impact of repeated washing, as it significantly accelerates the impact of laundering on fabric.

The sustainable option

DynaWash offers significant savings in water, energy and CO2 emissions in comparison to traditional washing methods. It also allows retailers to demonstrate the durability of a garment.

Multiple test types

A range of textile testing can be performed in the DynaWash, including print durability, pleat retention, cockling, flock retention, crinkling, differential shrinkage and security of attachments, plus many others.

Integrated Spinner

The Duo model includes an integrated spinner with a safety interlocked lid, which allows the user to rinse and extract excess water from samples without having to move them across the laboratory to a different instrument.

Material / End use

print durability cracked printed fabric as tested on DuraWash garment and printed fabric durability tester

Printed garments

dark blue pleated fabric, which can be tested on dynawash garment and printed fabric durability tester

Pleats

gold sequins and applique attachments

Appliques

children's clothing hanging on a rack

Children's Clothing

Technical Specification

Conditioned atmosphere recommended No
Positioning Floor standing
Space requirements
DynaWash Length 76.0cm
Width 56.0cm
Height 95.0cm
Approximate net weight
DynaWash 80kg
Power Single phase Yes
Rating per phase (A)
DynaWash 12
Water Supply Hot or Cold Water Feed: ¾ inch BSP
Drainage Drain: x2 ¾ inch BSP
Read our Frequently Asked Questions and download the Operators Guide for DynaWash & DynaWash Duo garment and printed fabric durability tester KnowledgeHub

Standards

M&S
  • M&S C15
  • M&S P5
  • M&S P6
  • M&S P7 Durability of Waddings and Quilted Waddings to Washing
  • M&S P69
Arcadia
  • Arcadia AG10
BSI
  • BS 7907
Woolmark
  • Woolmark TM8

Additional information

DynaWash is our garment & printed fabric durability tester which tests the durability of printed garments, pleats, children’s clothing and appliques when washed. DynaWash accelerates the process of a domestic washing machine and can contribute to a reduction in cost, labour, required laboratory space and an increase capacity for testing.

Durability is when something is able to exist for a long time without significant deterioration. Companies want to test the durability of products to ensure they meet the performance requirements.

The process bath and impeller are constructed in stainless steel for improved quality and longer lifespan.

Key safety features of the DynaWash include:

  • IP rated touchscreen
  • Interlock function which automatically stops the impeller when the lid is open
  • Heating element safety cut out

Multiple tests can be completed on the DynaWash, including:

  • Print durability
  • Pleat retention
  • Cockling
  • Flock retention
  • Differential shrinkage