TruRain tester uses just 1% of the water because of recirculating unit

October 1st, 2023

The TruRain instrument (second from right) uses only 1% of the water that a typical Bundesmann tester does because the machine recirculates it. Photo: James Heal Reducing water and energy use in textile manufacturing is top of mind in the industry, and the new water repellency tester from James Heal aims to make a difference […]

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New grading system for testing textile wicking

April 1st, 2023

WickView in its vertical testing position alongside a laptop showing example wicking test data. Photos: WickView United Kingdom-based textile testing solutions provider James Heal has announced a new grading system for moisture management testing that literally turns the assessment of wicking behavior within a fabric on its head. The WickView moisture management test instrument enables […]

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James Heal launches microsite dedicated to testing performance and technical textiles

July 15th, 2021

James Heal has developed a new microsite,, to showcase its range of performance testing instruments as well as useful resources including articles, videos and guides. The microsite was developed separately to the main company website and will provide accurate, up-to-date information, knowledge and expertise in the field of performance testing across a wide spectrum […]

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