Professional Testing Laboratory, Inc.

NVLAP Lab Code: 100297-0


Address and Contact Information:

714 Glenwood Place
Dalton, GA 30721
Contact: Mr. Greg Phillips
Phone: 706-226-3283
Fax: 706-226-6787
E-Mail: protest@optilink.us
Send E-Mail to Laboratory: Professional Testing Laboratory, Inc.
URL: http://www.professionaltesting.us

NVLAP Accreditation Information

Listed below is the scope of accreditation for this laboratory as of September 19, 2014. For additional information, contact NVLAP at (301) 975-4016.

Send E-Mail to NVLAP at: NVLAP@nist.gov


Carpet and Carpet Cushion

Accreditation Valid From: July 1, 2014 Through: June 30, 2015

  • Tests Applicable to Carpet Cushion

[03/U01a] ASTM D3574 (Sec. 8.2 & Test A)
Flexible Cellular Materials - Slab, Bonded, and Molded Urethane Foams - Thickness and Density

[03/U01b] ASTM D3676 (Secs. 10-12)
Rubber Cellular Cushion Used for Carpet or Rug Underlay - Weight, Thickness, and Density

[03/U02] ASTM D297
Ash Content

[03/U03] ASTM D629 (Sec. 10)
Quantitative Analysis of Textiles - Fiber Analysis by Dissection

[03/U04] ASTM D629 (Secs. 13-22)
Quantitative Analysis of Textiles - Chemical Test Methods

[03/U05] ASTM D629 (Secs. 23-27)
Quantitative Analysis of Textiles - Microscopical Analysis

[03/U06] ASTM D1667 (Suffix B)
Flexible Cellular Materials - Vinyl Chloride Polymers and Copolymers (Closed-Cell Foam) - Compression Set (Constant Deflection)

[03/U07] ASTM D3574 (Test C)
Flexible Cellular Materials - Slab, Bonded, and Molded Urethane Foams - Compression Force Deflection

[03/U08] ASTM D3574 (Test D)
Flexible Cellular Materials - Slab, Bonded and Molded Urethane Foams - Constant Deflection Compression Set

[03/U09] ASTM D3574 (Test E)
Flexible Cellular Materials - Slab, Bonded, and Molded Urethane Foams - Tension

[03/U10] ASTM D3676 (Sec. 13)
Rubber Cellular Cushion Used for Carpet or Rug Underlay - Compression Resistance

[03/U11] ASTM D3676 (Sec.14)
Rubber Cellular Cushion Used for Carpet or Rug Underlay - Constant Deflection Compression Set

[03/U12] ASTM D3676 (Sec.15)
Rubber Cellular Cushion Used for Carpet or Rug Underlay - Delamination Resistance

[03/U13] ASTM D3676 (Sec.16)
Rubber Cellular Cushion Used for Carpet or Rug Underlay - Accelerated Aging

  • Tests Applicable to Carpet and Carpet Cushion

[03/T01] AATCC 16 (Option E)
Colorfastness to Light-Xenon Arc, Continuous Light

[03/T01a] AATCC 16 (Option 3)
Colorfastness to Light-Xenon Arc, Continuous Light

[03/T02] ASTM D2646 (Secs. 16-24)
Backing Fabrics-Breaking Load (Woven and Nonwoven Fabrics)

[03/T02a] ASTM D2646 (Sec. 16)
Backing Fabrics - Breaking Force After Tufting of Woven and Nonwoven Fabrics

[03/T04] 16 CFR Part 1630 (FF-1-70)
Surface Flammability of Carpets and Rugs-Methenamine Pill Test

[03/T05] CAN 2-4.2 Method 27.6
Surface Flammability of Carpets and Rugs-Methenamine Pill Test

[03/T06] 16 CFR Part 1631 (FF-2-70)
Surface Flammability of Small Carpets and Rugs-Methenamine Pill Test

  • Tests Applicable to Carpets

[03/G01] AATCC 20
Fiber Analysis: Qualitative

[03/G02] AATCC 20A
Fiber Analysis: Quantitative

[03/G03] AATCC 134
Electrostatic Propensity of Carpets

[03/G04] AATCC 165
Colorfastness to Crocking: Carpets - AATCC Crockmeter Method

[03/G05] ASTM D418 (Sec. 8)
Pile Yarn Floor Covering Construction-Pile Weight-Uncoated

[03/G05a] ASTM D5848 (Sec. 8)
Mass Per Unit Area of Pile Yarn Floor Coverings - Pile Weight - Uncoated

[03/G06] ASTM D418 (Sec. 9)
Pile Yarn Floor Covering Construction-Pile Weight-Coated

[03/G06a] ASTM D5848 (Sec. 9)
Mass Per Unit Area of Pile Yarn Floor Coverings - Pile Weight - Coated

[03/G07] ASTM D418 (Secs. 10-11)
Pile Yarn Floor Covering Construction-Pile Thickness

[03/G07a] ASTM D6859-05
Pile Thickness of Finished Level Pile Yarn Floor Coverings

[03/G07b] ASTM D7241-06
Pile Thickness of Finished Multilevel Pile Yarn Floor Covering

[03/G08] ASTM D418 (Sec. 13)
Pile Yarn Floor Covering Construction-Tuft Height

[03/G08a] ASTM D5823
Tuft Height of Pile Floor Coverings

[03/G09] ASTM D1335
Tuft Bind of Pile Floor Coverings

[03/G10] ASTM D3936
Delamination Strength of Secondary Backing of Pile Floor Coverings

[03/G11] ASTM D5252
Operation of the Hexapod Tumble Drum Tester

[03/G12] ASTM E648
Critical Radiant Flux of Floor-Covering Systems Using a Radiant Heat Energy Source

[03/G13] ASTM E662
Specific Optical Density of Smoke Generated by Solid Materials

[03/G14] Fed Spec, DDD-C-0095A
Shrinkage, Carpet and Rugs, Wool, Nylon, Acrylic, Modacrylic, Polyester, Polypropylene

[03/G15] ASTM D6119
Creating Surface Appearance Changes in Pile Yarn Floor Covering from Foot Traffic

[03/G16] CRI TM-101
Assessment of Carpet Surface Appearance Change Using the CRI Reference Scales

[03/G17] ISO 2551
Machine-Made Textile Floor Coverings - Determination of Dimensional Changes Due to the Effects of Varied Water and Heat Conditions

[03/G19] ASTM D7570
Evaluation of Dimensional Stability of Pile Floor Coverings

[03/G20] CRI TM-112
Vacuum Cleaning Effectiveness Using X-Ray Fluorescence

[03/G21] CRI TM-113
Quantifying Respirable Particulate Emission by Vacuum Cleaning Systems

[03/G22] CRI TM-114
Measurement of Surface Appearance Change by Vacuuming Process

[03/G23] CRI TM-115
Determination of Power Use Effectiveness of Vacuum Cleaners

[03/G26] ASTM D7330
Assessment of Surface Appearance Change in Pile Floor Coverings Using Standard Reference Scales

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