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SDL Atlas

New Drying Rate Tester Launched

Release Date 02.17.12Subscribe RSS

Drying rate of fabrics is an important measurement for many garment applications and especially for performance fabrics. The SDL Atlas Drying Rate Tester now gives retailers, fabric manufacturers, and textile additive producers a consistent method of measuring the drying rate of a fabric. This device can be used independently to find a drying rate or in conjunction with the SDL Atlas Moisture Management Tester  (MMT) in order to obtain a more complete understanding of the moisture management properties of a performance fabric.


 - Digital balance: Mettler Toledo, model AL204, max capacity:210g, resolution: 0.0001g

 - Real time plot of “Dry Percentage vs Time” and “Sample weight vs Time”

- Result calculation of “Dry Percentage” and “Dry Rate”

- Communication protocol: TCP/IP, able to connect through local area network

- Provision of 150 x 150mm sample rack, able to position upward or horizontally

The SDL Atlas Group of companies offers the largest range of textile testing products, supplies, consumables, and services available from a single source. With its own offices in the United States, Hong Kong and China, plus agents in over 100 countries, SDL Atlas is ready to support its customers anywhere in the world. The goal of SDL Atlas is to provide customers with the most complete solution at the best value.

For more information, visit or contact an SDL Atlas solutions expert:

(US) T: +1 803 329 2110; F: +1 803 329 2133; E: 

(Hong Kong) T: +852 3443 4888; F: +852 3443 4999; E: 

(China) T: +86 755 26711168; F:+86 755 26711337;  

Wherever people test textiles, you'll find SDL Atlas.

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