Instrumentation designed for testing performance wear and technical textiles

James Heal performance testing range aquabrasion, trurain, prodry and wickview

The James Heal 'Performance Testing' collection

Your complementary range of instruments designed specifically for testing performance wear and technical textiles.

lab technician touches the screen to set a test

Developed for you - by us - from day one

Our designers and technical specialists develop instruments with one key difference - they are designed for you from the very beginning.

Built for a range applications including moisture management, dry rate testing, water repellency and wet abrasion.

What is performance testing in textiles?

Compared with mainstream fashion garments, performance fabrics have technical or functional benefits, for comfort and/or safety. 

The rise in performance fabrics means there is a need for new and improved technology for testing their performance to back up their claims.

James Heal performance testing evidence garment/material performance claims

Why is performance testing of textiles needed?

The functionality of performance wear and technical textiles must be qualified by evidence.

James Heal textiles performance testing instruments are designed to give you confidence in their results (whether you are a manufacturer, retailer, or brand).

Suitable for a wide range of applications, including sportswear, outdoorwear, PPE, medical textiles, military wear, nonwovenstents, awnings, bedding and mattresses.

James Heal performance testing range aquabrasion, trurain, prodry and wickview

Discover the best technical textiles testing solutions

Designed specifically for testing performance wear and technical textiles - developed for you.

Get help with your testing from our in-house technical experts.