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Standard Soils

wfk – Testgewebe GmbH supplies soils for application on various substrates:

Special Carpet Soil ISO 11378

is typically used for carpet soiling.

Ingredientspecified content (by weight)
Peat (dust)37,8 %
Kaolin17,7 %
Quartz17,7 %
Portland cement17,45 %
Nujol mineral oil 0146,2 %
Yellow iron oxide1,5 %
Dust1,05 %
Black iron oxide0,6 %

Shelf life

There is no known maximum shelf life.

Synthetic Sebum (synthetic body fat)

is typically used as a soil or stain component in laundering and cleaning tests.

Ingredientspecified content (by weight)
Free fatty acids18,0 %
Beef tallow32,8 %
Fatty acid triglycerides3,6 %
Lanoline18,3 %
Cholesterol3,7 %
Hydrocarbon mixture12,0 %
Cutina11,6 %

Storage recommendation

This product is produced to provide you with a test material of reliable quality and performance. To maintain this quality please store cold and dark.

wfk Standard Carpet Soil

is typically used for carpet soiling.

Ingredientspecified content (by weight)
Kaolin55 %
Quarz43 %
Flame Soot 1011,5 %
Black iron oxide0,5 %

Shelf life

There is no known maximum shelf life.

wfk Standard Pigment Mixture ‘ILG’

is a standard pigment mixture in all soiled/stained test fabrics containing ‘Pigment’ (unless stated otherwise).

Ingredientspecified content (by weight)
Kaolin86 %
Carbon black8 %
Black iron oxide4 %
Yellow iron oxide2 %

Shelf life

There is no known maximum shelf life.