Materials Testing Service

We provide a wide range of UKAS accredited testing services to textile and clothing industries, upholstery suppliers and manufacturers, local authorities, plastic film manufacturers and Trading Standards Departments.

About West Yorkshire Materials Testing services

We are a UKAS accredited materials testing laboratory. Our experienced team provide a wide range of UKAS accredited testing services to textile and clothing industries, upholstery suppliers and manufacturers, local authorities, plastic film manufacturers and Trading Standards Departments.

Our main areas of testing include physical, chemical, colour fastness and flammability testing of textile fabrics and upholstery fillings, various strength tests on plastic refuse sacks and carrier bags, and in recent years we have provided a range of testing for protective clothing and gloves.  Our laboratory is also a Notified Body for EC Type examination for CE marking and certification of Personal Protective Equipment.  We are committed to offering a quality, impartial, independent service to ensure that our test reports and certificates are universally recognised.