Century's Textile Shrinkage Template

Dimensional stability is “ability of textile material to maintain or return to its original geometric configuration. Shrinkage is “width wise or length wise contraction of textiles material usually after wetting or drying or to an exposure to evaluated temperature.

Century's Shrinkage template & Percentage Scale is Universal testing equipment to determine dimensional change after washing and dry-cleaning in all types of fabrics. This is applicable to all types of fabrics like woven, nonwoven, Cotton, Polyester, Nylon, Viscose, Velvet, Spandex, Silk, Satin, Wool, Linen, Leather, Canvas, Hosiery knitted & Gray fabrics. Shrinkage template used to determine directly the % dimensional change (shrinkage) in all types of fabrics.

  • Equipment is a calibrated & is user friendly. A firm handle is provided for the template & calibrated scale for the easy transport of the template & calibrated scale without any Distraction.
  • The scale is calibrated to check the shrinkage directly from 0% to 20% & even the stretch can be directly measured up to 15%.The scale having 4 Benchmarks 10inch"(250mm), 18Inch", 350mm" & 500mm"
  • Permanent markers to mark the dimensions are provided with equipment.
  • Acrylic template & scale keeps its calibration intact in any atmospheric condition & gives nice look.
Direction of Use:
  • The bigger template has Slots in both Vertical & Horizontal direction.
  • This template is placed on fabric; please make sure that the fabric is in flat position before Marking.
  • Hold the template firmly & mark on all slots by Century Everon pen which easily goes inside the slot.
  • The marked fabric is washed or dry-cleaned & dried (as per the method required).
  • Now the calibrated scale is placed on the marks in each direction.
  • The calibrated scale directly indicates percentage shrinkage or stretch. You may take a minimum of 3 readings for accurate results.
  • Our template directly measures shrinkage without any marking & calculation errors.
Technical Details

Century's Shrinkage Template & scale available in 2 Types

Type A having 3 sizes of markings slots in Template & Scale

  • 250 mm X 250 mm
  • 350 mm X 350 mm
  • 500 mm X 500 mm

Type B having 4 sizes of marking slots Template & Scale

  • 10 Inch X 10 Inch
  • 350 mm X 350 mm
  • 18 Inch X 18 Inch
  • 500 mm X 500 mm