AATCC offers Blotting Paper for use with PPE testing
Posted July 7, 2020
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – With the rise in production and testing of medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), access to correct testing apparatus and materials is critical.
AATCC now offers a one-stop shop for impact penetration testing needs, including Blotting Paper suitable for AAMI PB70 classification testing.
AAMI PB70 Level 1-3 certification and testing requires using AATCC TM42, Test Method for Water Resistance: Impact Penetration along with a Blotting Paper that matches the paper specifications included in the AAMI PB70 standard.
Order testing supplies
Blotting Paper for AAMI PB70 or NWSP 80.3 impact penetration testing, Item #78345A
Standard AATCC TM42, Item #Q78344C
AATCC also provides impact penetration test apparatus and accessories.
Learn more about PPE testing
For more information about the test method and selecting the correct Blotting Paper, visit http://www.aatcc.org/impact-penetration-testing-for-textiles
View a recorded webinar on Impact Penetration Testing for Textiles
Register for an upcoming webinar on surgical mask and respirator requirements
AATCC COVID relief
In response to the COVID-19 crisis, the AATCC TM42, Test Method for Water Resistance: Impact Penetration test method is currently available for download at no cost.
Other AATCC COVID-19 resources are available from the COVID-19 page on our website.