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What is the Martindale Test, and how does it work?

I’ve mentioned in a previous blog, there are many equivalents to this test. But this is my favourite.

Why? I guess you could say it’s because, to my mind, this is the upholsterers’ equivalent of a Crash Test Dummy!

But it’s also, in my experience, a pretty reliable measure of the potential durability of the fabric you choose.

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