Physical Testing Laboratory

The Dame S. Hamby Physical Testing Laboratory offers testing and analytical services for determining physical properties of fibers, yarns, fabrics, garments and other textile products. Testing is performed by experienced technicians in accordance with standard test procedures. The lab has the capability to perform a variety of American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), and other standards or, in many cases, to tailor a procedure to specific client needs.

List of Test Methods

Take a quick look at videos of the Physical Testing Lab

For more details on each equipment click on the equipment

Fiber Testing Equipment

Yarn Testing Equipment

Fabric Testing Equipment

General Testing Equipment

For more information about the physical testing lab contact;

Lab Manager:  Jan Ballard, Ph.D.

Phone No: 919-513-2131

Email:  jan_ballard@ncsu.edu