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 The Research Institute for Flexible Materials (RiFLEX)

 RiFLEX was established with the remit to undertake funded research, PhD supervision, continuous education, conferences, publishing and community networking

Fabric Assurance by Simple Testing FAST


FAST set of instruments and test method measure the fabric mechanical and dimensional properties of fabric. The system can be used to predict the garment performance and appearance.

The set consists of:

FAST 1: Compression Meter

FAST 2: Bending Meter

FAST 3: Extension Meter

FAST 4: Dimension Stability Test Method

View a demonstration on our YouTube channel.