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Strength Test Package



Service Scope

Weak fabrics and seams break or abrade easily and shorten the lifespan of garment. Worse could be causing embarrassment of wearer which brings distrust and complaints from customer.

SGS’s strength test package consist of a set of most common strength evaluation criteria for textiles. The tests will also be repeated before and after wash to assess any possible deterioration of fabric strength after care.

Please choose product type according to the intended sample being finished garment or raw fabric swatches. More criteria like seam performance will be assessed on finished garment.

Tests are conducted as received stage. If you have specific concern on the weakening effect brought by repeated washing, please contact us for your expected number of wash or refer Durability Test Package – Ultra strength as a suggested option.

Product Type

  • Fabric
    Various strength parameter on fabric will be assessed. Please refer test plan for details.
  • Garment
    On top of fabric strength parameter, strength on seam and attachments will be additionally assessed.

Test Plan

Sample Size 
Fabric: 2 yard; or Garment: 3 pcs.

Turnaround Time (working days)
5 Days (Regular)

Test Description

Test Item:

  • Tensile Strength (woven)
  • Tearing Strength (woven) 
  • Or – Bursting Strength (knit) 
  • Pilling Resistance
  • Seam Slippage / Strength / Bursting
  • Attachment Strength

The test items will be adjusted depending on the marketplace and actual sample.


The test items will be adjusted depending on your product type and age range. Only specific test items will be applied to selected product type, test type and destination market. Detailed test item list will be included in order confirmation email upon purchase.

To quote an even more comprehensive assurance plan for your product, please contact us.

Strengths & benefits

Regulatory Experts
Ensure your product compliance to specific countries requirement

Global Network
Provide worldwide coverage and access to all key locations & markets

Order flow

1. Check Out

Confirm selections and fill in contact info

2. Arrange Payment

Pay by credit card or bank transfer offline​

3. Confirm Test Plan

Confirm test and product details

4. Send Sample

Send the sample with printed form

5. Receive Report

Receive our test report by email


Online Payment
  • Order acknowledgment email will be sent to you by system after successful payment
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you within 1 working day by our specialist
Offline Payment
  • We accept T/T bank transfer payment
  • Order acknowledgment email with bank details for payment will be sent to you by system after order submission
  • Please arrange payment and send payment receipt to our specialist by email
  • Order confirmation email with service details will be sent to you after payment verification by our specialist


You can add them to shopping cart and proceed to checkout for placing your order online. You will receive an order acknowledgment with order details after online order.

It is not necessary to create an account for online purchase, you can select Guest Checkout to place an order without an account.

However, creating an account offers additional benefits:

  • Your contact information will be saved securely for a faster checkout
  • Track your order status and history

If you place an order as a guest, please check our notifications at your email box. Please remember to check promotional and junk mail box if you can’t find it.

If you place an order as a member, please log in and check the status of your order under “Quote Request” or “Orders”.

SGS TIC Mall only accepts US$ for checkout.

You will receive a test application form, sample requirement and delivery details in confirmation email upon successful payment, please complete the form and send the required sample(s) to our competence centre in Hong Kong.

Please contact your dedicated specialist to submit your request. It will be reviewed case by case depending on the order process.

No, you can’t cancel and refund the paid order unless there is quality or service delivery issue.

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