Makeweights

​Makeweights, also known as 'ballast' or 'loading fabrics' are used to make up the load in washing, dry cleaning, dimensional stability, drying or durability tests. We supply cotton ballast, wool ballast and polyester ballast​.

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​Makeweights, also known as 'ballast' or 'loading fabrics' are used to make up the load in washing, dry cleaning, dimensional stability, drying or durability tests. We supply cotton ballast, wool ballast and polyester ballast​.

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Quality controlled at every stage of manufacturing

​Bespoke service

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Guaranteed conformity

Standards

  • EN ISO 6330 : 2000/Amd.1 : 2008
  • M&S C15
  • M&S P1A
  • M&S P1C
  • M&S P3A
  • M&S P4
  • M&S P4A
  • M&S P4B
  • M&S P4C
  • M&S P5
  • M&S P5A
  • M&S P6
  • M&S P7 Durability of Waddings and Quilted Waddings to Washing

Sizes


  • Polyester Makeweights (300 x 300mm, 40g) - Pack (1kg)
  • 100% Polyester Ballast Type 3 (210 x 210mm, piece mass 50g) - Pack (1kg)
  • 100% Cotton Ballast Type 1(92 x 92cm, piece mass 320g) - Pack (1kg0
  • 80/20% Wool/Cotton Ballast suitable for EN ISO 3175-2:2010 - Pack (1 kg)
  • AATCC Ballast Type 1 - Pack (16)
  • AATCC Ballast Type 3 - Pack (16)

We can produce non-standard makeweights to your requirements​

Peter Goodwin - Head of Technical

We also supply American Makeweights as specified in AATCC Test Methods

Claire Lister - Textile Technologist