Running the Tests
Before running the fabric tests, note the following:
Use a new fabric sample for each test in order to obtain more accurate data.
To exit from testing at any time, click Close at the bottom right of the screen. Alternatively, click the X at the top right corner of the screen.
You can abort a test at any time and restart it. If tests are not finished, the following is displayed:
Click Cancel to continue testing.
Click Exit to exit without saving completed test results.
Click Save & Exit to save completed test results and exit.
You can disconnect the FAB and turn it off after testing is complete.
If you are following the recommended workflow, you have already completed the mass calculation. You should continue with the thickness test.
The available tests for the FAB are:
The test results display in graph form.
Y axis - How much force is used.
X axis - Extension, or the length the fabric is extended
Blue - Stretch and thickness test results
Green - Short segment bend up result
Red - Short segment bend down result