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December 13, 2018

M&S Approves SDL Atlas Multifiber LW for Colour Fastness Tests

SDL Atlas is pleased to announce that the SDL Atlas Multifiber LW has been approved by Marks & Spencer for meeting the M&S C3 standard and is approved for use in M&S Colour Fastness tests in their globally accredited laboratories, effective immediately.  This announcement marks t...

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November 14, 2018

SDL Atlas Introduced Exciting New Technology at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018

SDL Atlas was extremely pleased to be an exhibitor at the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018 Show, October 15 – 19, in Shanghai, China. During the show, SDL Atlas introduced their latest technology and developments across a wide range of products. Of special interest to visitors were RemoteAccess and t...

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November 07, 2018

SDL Atlas Introduces RemoteAccess, Remote Instrument Monitoring Application

SDL Atlas is pleased to introduce RemoteAccess, Remote Instrument Monitoring Application, a revolutionary new system for monitoring and tracking the progress of instruments from outside of the lab.   Through the RemoteAssess, operators can now track the real-time testing progress o...

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November 01, 2018

SDL Atlas Launches New Line of Test Materials

SDL Atlas is excited to announce that they are expanding their Test Materials selection and will be now be producing the majority of their Test Materials directly. “We decided that the best way to ensure the highest quality, the best compliance to the appropriate testing standards, would be...

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September 20, 2018

Odak Kimya Ltd. named Exclusive Distributor for Turkey

SDL Atlas is pleased to announce Odak Kimya Ltd. as our exclusive representative for Turkey.  Founded in 1998 Odak Kimya, is one of the leading distribution companies in the Turkish region, working with many brands that are world leaders in test equipment. “Turkey is an excellent...

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January 08, 2018

SDL Atlas Introduces New Drying Rate Tester

SDL Atlas is pleased to introduce the DryRate 201, a Drying Rate Tester precisely designed to satisfy AATCC Test Method 201: Drying Rate of Fabrics: Heated Plate Method. The DryRate 201 determines the drying rate based on the evaporation rate that occurs when the a fabric is placed in contact wit...

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September 01, 2017

SDL Atlas Partners with Vebotech in Germany and Switzerland

SDL Atlas, a global leader in textile testing solutions, is pleased to announce that Vebotech GmbH is now the exclusive distributor for SDL Atlas in Germany and Switzerland. They will provide expert support for all SDL Atlas customers in their territory for instruments, equipment, calibrations, and...

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August 28, 2017

Bean Bag Snag Tester Re-introduced

SDL Atlas has re-introduced the Bean Bag Snag Tester.  Just as some fashions come back into style, so has the Bean Bag Snag Tester.  Different snagging tests that have been available over the past decade have not been satisfactory for all fabric types.  As retailers searched for a...

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February 14, 2017

SDL Atlas Welcomes Simon Dakin as Sales Director for Europe

SDL Atlas would like to announce the recent hiring of Simon Dakin as Sales Director for Europe. Dakin comes with a wealth of experience within the textile testing industry which will allow him a unique insight in the needs of SDL Atlas customers. Previous to joining SDL Atlas, Dakin worked with Roac...

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January 27, 2017

SDL Atlas Introduces Redesigned Electronic Crockmeter

SDL Atlas is excited to introduce the next generation Electronic Crockmeter Colorfastness Rubbing Tester. The instrument has a standard speed of 60 spm and standard stroke length of 104 mm +/- 3 mm (standard) which can be adjusted to 76 mm or 50 mm depending on the test’s requirements. Th...

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January 11, 2017

AATCC Approves New Tumble Dryer for Monograph 6

AATCC has approved the new SDL Atlas Vortex M6D Tumble Dryer to meet the parameters for home laundering test methods: 88B, 88C, 124, 130, 135, 142, 143, 150, 172, 179, and 188. The Vortex M6D is a commercial-grade tumble dryer with a large American 18 lb. capacity and galvanized steel cylinder. I...

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December 28, 2016

FTT® Wins HKAI Equipment and Machinery Design Grand Award

The FTT (Fabric Touch Tester), offered by SDL Atlas, was honored on 13 December, 2016 at the 2016 Hong Kong Awards for Industries (HKAI) presentation ceremony. The FTT was bestowed the Grand Award in the Equipment and Machinery Design category.  The FTT was chosen from among a total of 234 entr...

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September 15, 2016

SDL Atlas names Manutrol Inc as Sales Representatives for Canada

SDL Atlas, a global leader in textile testing solutions, is pleased to announce that Manutrol Inc. is now the exclusive distributor for SDL Atlas in Canada. Manutrol Inc., with offices in Milton and Montreal, has served the Canadian region for the past 26 years supplying industrial manufacturers...

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September 13, 2016

SDL Atlas UWT Preferred Instrument of Hyundai and Kia

The SDL Atlas UWT (Universal Wear Tester) has been selected as the instrument of choice for performing the Hyundai and Kia automotive interiors tests. Hyundai and Kia have specified the UWT, also known as a Stoll Quartermaster, for their interior abrasion and soiling standards.  Hyundai...

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August 02, 2016

Improved SDL Atlas PnuBurst Offers Elastic Fabric Testing

SDL Atlas is excited to introduce the next generation PnuBurst Burst Strength Tester. The new design comes with improved touch screen controls to make test selection and initiation much quicker and easier. The instrument also features clamp pressure control through the touch screen to faci...

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July 28, 2016

AATCC Approves New Washer for Stability in Shrinkage Testing

AATCC has recently approved the new SDL Atlas Vortex M6 Washing Machine to meet the parameters for home laundering as detailed in the M6 Monograph. This instrument is the only commercial grade washer that is specifically designed to address the most recent revisions of the monograph developed b...

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May 11, 2016

New AATCC Monograph M6 Compliant Washing Machine

SDL Atlas has developed a commercial-grade washing machine that satisfies the AATCC Monograph M6 requirements as specified in the AATCC Technical Manual. The top-loading washer has a number of upgrades over the previous washers used to perform all major AATCC home laundering test methods includin...

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April 08, 2016

SDL Atlas to Exhibit at Techtextil North America 2016

SDL Atlas is pleased to be an exhibitor at Techtextil North America, May 3-5, 2016 at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Sales staff and technical experts will be on hand at booth #2933 to answer questions and conduct demonstrations of a variety of SDL Atlas testing techn...

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March 07, 2016

SDL Atlas Martindale Receives Upgrades

SDL Atlas, a global leader in textile testing solutions, introduces the next-generation Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester. The new design offers an attractive new look while incorporating several improvements.  The Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester is a versatile instrument with pr...

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December 20, 2015

SDL Atlas Redesigns Three Core Instruments

SDL Atlas, a global leader in textile testing solutions, is introducing upgrades to three core laboratory instruments, the Martindale Abrasion and Pilling Tester, the Rotawash Colorfastness Tester and ICI Pillling and Snagging Tester, now known as the RotaPill Pilling and Snagging Tester. These next...

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September 30, 2015

SDL Atlas Launder-Ometer® Improved

SDL Atlas today announced improvements to their classic Launder-Ometer, the instrument that set the standard for colorfastness to washing tests, which make it easier to use.   The Launder-Ometer has been upgraded with a gas-powered shock to assist in opening and closing the door. The instrum...

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September 24, 2015

SDL Atlas to Introduce CutPro and Six Instrument Redesigns at ITMA

SDL Atlas is pleased to be an exhibitor at the ITMA 2015 Show, November 12-19, 2015 at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy. During the show, SDL Atlas will introduce six newly redesigned instruments and display their latest instrument, the CutPro Sample Shredder. In addition the booth will...

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June 11, 2015

Updated Standard May Reduce Harmful Chemicals in Furniture

The state of California has long been known as an advocate for environmental and personal safety. In 1975, the California Department of Consumer Affairs developed Technical Bulletin 117 (CA TB 117) to prevent ignition or slow the spread of a flame if furniture was the first item in a room to ig...

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December 18, 2014

SDL Atlas Launches 2nd Generation MMT

SDL Atlas, a global leader in textile testing solutions, is excited to introduce the 2nd generation of the MMT® Moisture Management Tester. The new design offers an attractive new look while incorporating several improvements.  The open design for the test area allows the use o...

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October 31, 2014

Cromocol Scandinavia Expands SDL Atlas Distribution Partnership

SDL Atlas, a global leader in textile testing solutions, is pleased to announce that Cromocol Scandinavia is now the exclusive distributor for SDL Atlas in Finland, and the Baltic States. This is an expansion of their previous partnership with SDL Atlas as the exclusive distributor for SDL Atla...

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September 30, 2014

Germany and Switzerland Receive a New Partner for SDL Atlas

SDL Atlas is pleased to announce that Rycobel will be the distributor for SDL Atlas in Germany and Switzerland, effective October 1, 2014. With headquarters in Belgium, Rycobel has been the distributor for SDL Atlas products in Belgium and Luxemburg since early 1980 and the Netherlands since 2010....

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September 09, 2014

Automatic Gas Controller Improved in Response to ASTM D6413

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International has recently revised the D6413/D6413M Standard Test Method for Flame Resistance of Textiles. This test method determines the vertical flame resistance of a textile in response to a standard ignition source, deriving measurement valu...

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May 28, 2014

SDL Atlas Introduces ThermaRate at Techtextil North America

SDL Atlas launched their latest instrument, the ThermaRatetm Thermal Barrier Test Apparatus at the Techtextil North America show last week in Atlanta, Georgia. The ThermaRate measures the burn injury protection of fabrics used in protective clothing worn by first responders, military personnel...

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April 15, 2014

SDL Atlas Offers Expanded Language Interfaces

Responding to the needs of the global textile industry, SDL Atlas is pleased to offer an expansion in the choice of user language interfaces on its most popular instruments. Spanish and Turkish have been added to the current English and Chinese Mandarin options on the Martindale Abrasion and Pi...

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April 08, 2014

Winners Donít Race to the Bottom

Racing to the bottom by simply offering the lowest price is the race for losers. Winners in today’s textile market are the ones who race up hill and use every advantage to pull ahead of the pack of competitors. Today’s textile manufacturers are challenged to prove their advantages b...

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March 25, 2014

Robert Lattie to Receive Chapin Award for Outstanding Service

SDL Atlas wishes to convey a sincere congratulation to Robert Lattie in being named as the 2013 recipient of the Harold C. Chapin Award by the AATCC. The award is presented in recognition of his outstanding service to the AATCC Association where Lattie has been a member since 1984. During his m...

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March 24, 2014

A Perfect Ending to ISPO BEIJING 2014

SDL Atlas was extremely pleased with their continued success presenting at ISPO BEIJING 2014 which took place February 19-22 at the Beijing National Convention Center. This year marks the 10th for the International Tradeshow for Sports Equipment and Fashion in Asia which has built a reputation as th...

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March 04, 2014

SDL Atlas to Exhibit at EXINTEX 2014

SDL Atlas is pleased to exhibit at the EXINTEX 2014 show in Puebla Mexico March 11 – 14. EXINTEX is one of the leading international exhibitions for the textile industry in Latin America, featuring textile fibers, yarn, cotton, polyester, specialty fibers, knitted fabrics, chemicals and specia...

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January 01, 2014

SDL Atlas to exhibit at Outdoor Retailer Winter 2014 Show

SDL Atlas is pleased to be an exhibitor at the Outdoor Retailer Winter 2014 Show, January 22-25, 2014 at the Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah. Sales staff and technical experts from will be on hand at booth #155-519 to answer questions and conduct demonstrations of a variety of SDL Atlas testi...

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December 23, 2013

New SDC Multifiber Exclusively for Marks & Spencer Suppliers

As a major source of consumable testing materials, SDL Atlas is always providing all kinds of standard multifiber fabrics for textile manufacturers. Now, SDL Atlas will supply an new multifiber introduced by SDC and Marks & Spencer (M&S) together. The following is a joint statement from S...

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December 05, 2013

Clothing Comfort Conference

SDL Atlas will participate in the 2013 Clothing Comfort Conferences held in Vietnam on December 5th and in Taiwan December 10th. These conferences will focus on the modernization and advancement the textile sectors in their respective countries with emphasis on the evaluation of comfort and hig...

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November 17, 2013

Forum on Standard and Quality Management of Textile & Garment

The Forum on Standard and Quality Management of Textile & Garment will be held in Hangzhou on November 20th and 21th. The forum is organized by the China Textile Information Center (CTIC), CNTAC Testing Center and Standard & Testing Commette of China Textil...

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August 25, 2013

Forum on Color and Quality Management of Textile & Garment

The High-Level Forum on Color and Quality Management of Textile & Garment Brands was held in Shanghai August 20th and 21th. The forum was cosponsored by the China Textile Information Center (CTIC) and the China Fashion & Color Association (CFCA), and organized by CNCSCOLOR Global Technical S...

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July 24, 2013

SDL Atlas Improves Automatic Gas Controller

The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International has recently revised the D6413/D6413M Standard Test Method for Flame Resistance of Textiles. This test method determines the vertical flame resistance of a textile in response to a standard ignition source, deriving measurement valu...

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May 17, 2013

Conference of Clothing Comfort Evaluation and Fabric Touch Comfort Testing

Clothing is one of the most intimate objects associated with our daily life. Because it interacts directly with our skin, comfort is a basic prerequisite when selecting clothing. However, comfort is difficult to explain qualitatively since it is a complex and interdependent combination of perception...

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May 17, 2013

SDL Atlas to exhibit at Shanghai Tex 2013 in Shanghai, China

SDL Atlas Ltd. takes pleasure to invite you to visit our booth # W3J31 at ShanghaiTex 2013 to be held on Jun 10-13, 2013 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Pudong, Shanghai, PR China.. Sales staff and technical experts will be on hand to answer questions and conduct demonstrations of a varie...

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May 03, 2013

SDL Atlas to exhibit at Techtextil 2013 in Frankfurt, Germany

SDL Atlas is pleased to be an exhibitor at Techtextil 2013 International Trade Fair for Technical Textiles and Nonwovens, June 11-13, 2013 at the Messe Frankfurt Exhibition Grounds In Frankfurt, Germany. Sales staff and technical experts will be on hand in Hall 3.0 at stand D46&n...

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May 01, 2013

Service Engineers Complete Week Long Training Program

As an effort to enhance the service capability of our service engineers, SDL Atlas sponsored comprehensive international service training at the SDL Atlas facility in Shenzhen, China. Thirty-six service engineers from eighteen countries attended the week long training event. In depth and hands on se...

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April 22, 2013

SDL Atlas Introduces SnapRite Motorized Snap Tester

Stringent government safety regulations and increasing demand from consumers for high quality when it comes to children’s clothing require apparel manufactures to take particular attention when it comes to safety quality control. As part of SDL Atlas’ continuing commitment to provide con...

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April 13, 2013

SDL Atlas PnuBurst has been approved by Marks & Spencer

The SDL Atlas PnuBurst, Pneumatic Bursting Strength Tester, has been approved by the Marks & Spencer for use in M&S P27 method tests in globally accredited laboratories. Marks & Spencer, known for demanding only the highest quality regulatory testing from their suppliers, recently made t...

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March 07, 2013

New PowerTear Digital Elmendorf

Throughout a fabric’s life, it is subjected to a variety of circumstances through regular use and wear. A common experience that often occurs is the accidental contact with a sharp edge or object, thus, the determination of a textile’s tearing strength, or the force required to propagate...

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January 01, 2013

SDL Atlas to exhibit at Outdoor Retailer Winter 2013 Show

SDL Atlas is pleased to be an exhibitor at the Outdoor Retailer Winter 2013 Show, January 23-26, 2013 at the Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah. Sales staff and technical experts from will be on hand at booth #155-519 to answer questions and conduct demonstrations of a variety of SDL Atlas testi...

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