Industry Performance Standards

Your guide to Industry Performance Standards for testing and the acceptance criteria.

Industry Performance Standards

Industry Performance Standards are important to understand to ensure your textiles meet requirements.

ACT Voluntary Performance Guidelines

CFFA

Recommended Minimum Performance Standards

ASTM D3691

Standard Performance Specification

ASTM D6664

Standard Specification

Joint Industry Fabric Standards

Woven & Knit Residential Upholstery Fabric Standards & Guidelines

ACT Voluntary Performance Guidelines

A.C.T.

The Association for Contract Textiles (ACT) is a professional trade association comprised of companies involved in the design, development, production and promotion of textiles for commercial interiors. ACT established and promotes voluntary performance and environmental guidelines for contract textiles.

See A.C.T. Performance Guidelines

CFFA

Recommended Minimum Performance Standards

Chemical Fabrics and Film Association recommended performance standards for vinyl and other chemical coated upholstery fabrics produced with woven, nonwoven, or knit substrates which are used as upholstery materials for indoor furniture.

See CFFA Guidelines

ASTM D3691

Standard Performance Specification

This performance specification covers the requirements for all knit, lace, foam back, stitch-bonded, conventional weights, and sheer woven fabrics to be used in the manufacture of curtains and draperies.

See ASTM D3691 Guidelines

ASTM D6664

Standard Specification

This specification covers the evaluation of specific performance characteristics of importance in woven, knit and flocked bedspread products for use in institutional and household environments.

See ASTM D6664 Guidelines

Joint Industry Fabric Standards

Woven & Knit Residential Upholstery Fabric Standards & Guidelines

The Joint Industry Fabric Standards and Guidelines Committee was formed in the mid-1970s to develop standards for woven and knit upholstery fabrics. This 45-page document is the third update to the original standard.

See Joint Industry Fabric Standards Guidelines

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