MOUNT PROSPECT, Ill. — May 10, 2023 — Atlas Material Testing Technology, a provider of accelerated lightfastness testing instruments and services for the textile industry, will showcase its Ci3000+ Fade-Ometer® and Xenotest® 440 instruments at ITMA 2023 at the Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy, June 8-14 (Booth E208 in Hall 4.) Featuring more than 1,600 exhibitors from 44 countries and drawing an expected 100,000 visitors, ITMA, which is held every four years, is the world’s largest international textile and garment technology exhibition.
With Atlas weathering instruments, users can closely simulate real-world exposure to sunlight, temperature and moisture under accelerated conditions, allowing them to quickly and accurately predict product service life.
Specified by all major European and US retailers and used by testing labs across the world, the Ci3000+ is widely considered the benchmark instrument for weathering and lightfastness testing of textiles. Its advanced digital control system and optical technologies provide precise and reliable control of all test parameters for remarkably accurate prediction of service life. Product highlights include:
- A two-tier rack option that increases capacity by 50%
- Larger and more intuitive graphical user interface
- WXView™ II web-based data acquisition software for remote access to live and archived test and instrument data
The Ci3000+ meets all internationally recognized standards, including AATCC, ISO, Marks & Spencer, and GB/T.
Compact, yet capable of testing over 200 samples simultaneously, the Xenotest 440 is a high-performance xenon-arc instrument ideal for textile weathering and lightfastness testing. Its advanced feature set includes:
- Ultrasonic humidifier to reduce water consumption
- Recycling of spray water during weathering testing
- Up to 4,000-hour lamp service life
The Xenotest 440 meets global lightfastness and weathering standards, including AATCC, ISO, Marks & Spencer, and GB/T.
Posted: May 16, 2023
Source: AtlasMaterial Testing Technology