ISO-17025:2005 Scope

ICAR- CIRCOT is an accredited laboratory under ISO 17025:2005 by National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) for the period of two years from 02 March 2018 to 1st March 2020 for both Mechanical and Chemical field with the following scope.

Sr.No. Group of products, materials or items tested Specific tests or types of tests performed Specification, standard (method) or technique used Range of testing/ Limit of detection
1 Fibres Trash content of cotton (Gravimetric trash analysis) IS4871-1968, RA 2004 0.2%-30%
Length,  length uniformity, Micronaire and Tenacity of Cotton fibres (HVI testing) ASTM D 5867: 2012
2.5% span length /UHML length: =14mm to 40 mm
UR: 40 %  to  60 %
Mic: 2units to 8 Units,
Tenacity : ICC 15g/t to 50g/t
2Yarn Twist in yarn (TPI) IS 832: 1985, RA 2010, Amd I &II 2 TPI to 60TPI
Linear density of yarn (count) IS 1315 : 1977, Amd 1, RA2010 2s to 160s Ne
Lea strength parameters of yarn IS 1671 : 1977, RA 2004 10kg to 50 kg
Unevenness of textile strand ASTM : D 1425 : 2009 U %: 5 to 30.0
Imperfections per unit length in yarn (per Km) CIRCOT YT 1 Year of Validation 2013 Thin places 0 to 5000 
Thick Places 0 to 5000
Neps 0-5000
3 Fabric Threads per unit length in woven fabrics IS 1963 : 1998, RA 2004 (10 to 150) per 25 mm (per inch)
Weight per square metre/linear metre of fabrics IS 1964 : RA2006
ASTM-D3776-96 Rev 2013
(30g to 1kg) per Sq.meter
10g to 250gper Sq.meter
Linear density of threads removed from fabrics IS 3442 : 1980, amd I, RA 2004 2s to 160s Ne
Twist of yarns (TPI) removed from fabrics IS 832 : 1985, amd I &II, RA 2010 2 TPI to 60 TPI
Breaking Strength (Raveled Strip) IS 1969 : 1985, Amd I, RA 2006 Strength – 2kg -2800 kg
Dimensional Changes (Other than wool) IS 2977 : 1989, Amd I, RA 2005 -0.25% to 25%
Length and Width of materials IS1954:1990 Rev.2002 10cm to 500cm

Sr.No. Product/ Material of Test Specific Tests performed Test method Standard Range of testing / Limits of detection
1 Fibres/ Yarns/ Fabrics (Textile) Identification of textile fibres (Microscopic method) IS 667:1981, RA 2008 NA
Quantitative chemical analysis of mixture of polyester fibers with cotton or regenerated cellulose. IS-3416(Part I):1988, RA 2008 0.5 to 100 (%)
Determination of scouring loss in grey and finished cotton textile material. IS-1383:1977, RA 2004 0.2 to 50(%)
Determination of pH value of aqueous extracts of textile materials. IS-1390:1983, RA 2004 1 to 14
Determination of colour fastness of textile materials to Artificial Light (Xenon Lamp) AATCC Test Method 16-3-2012
IS 2454:1985 (RA:2006)
Grade 1 to 5
Grade 1 to 8
Determination of Colour Fastness of Textile Materials to washing IS/ISO 105C10:2006 Grade 1 to 5
Determination of Colour Fastness of Textile Materials to Perspiration IS 971-1983(RA:2005) Grade 1 to 5