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Fogra wash cloths

Wash cloth

In addition to the washing agent used, the wash cloth used has a great influence on the washing performance of the automatic washing systems. Within the scope of this certification, wash cloths are tested for mechanical parameters and the retention capacity of washing agents.

Certified wash cloths

Your benefit

The certified wash cloths are entered into the FograCert database and published. On the product itself you can indicate the certification in the form of a FograCert logo.

With the certification of your wash cloth, you show your customers that the product is a tested quality that can be optimally used in the printing process and leads to a good cleaning result.

Dr Philipp Stolper

Head of Materials & Environment

+49 89 431 82 - 354

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Your contact

I would be happy to advise you in all questions concerning the topic of wash cloth certification and make you an individual offer.

What you need to do

You would like to have your wash cloth certified (validity: 5 years) or renew an existing certification?

We need from you

  • a written order to carry out the certification,

  • 8 rolls of the wash cloth with a width of 765 mm. This width is necessary because, among other things, printing tests on the Speedmaster XL 75 (Heidelberger Druckmaschinen) are carried out at Fogra.

material test on wash cloth

Our procedure

After receipt of the order by Fogra you will receive an order confirmation which contains all details of the test period, contact person and price. The processing period for certification is approx. 4 to 6 weeks.

The following material tests are carried out:

  • Abrasion resistance

  • Thickness and basis weight

  • Absorbency

  • Tensile strength (breaking strength and max. elongation)

  • Loose fibres

Furthermore, printing tests are carried out in which the following parameters are checked:

  • Evaluation of the blanket after cleaning cycle

  • Washing agent residue after restart

In case of a successful certification we issue a certificate and list your wash cloth in our FograCert database.

Abrasion resistance of wash cloth

Our offer

Extract of our price list:

Certification of one washcloth:
€ 4,441.85 (Fogra member) | € 6,345.50 (regular)

Every other washcloth:
€ 3,263.40 (Fogra-Mitglied) | € 4,662.00 (regulär)

I would be pleased to provide you with a non-binding offer for your washing fleece certification:

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