Viclab provides complete footwear testing in one of Australia’s leading NATA accredited and independant mechanical testing services.

  • Thickness of leather and insole materials
  • Tensile properties of insole materials
  • Flexing index
  • Stitch-tear strength
  • Water absorption and desorption – total immersion method
  • Colour fastness to circular rubbing
  • Surface water absorption and repellency
  • Longitudinal stiffness – three point bending test
  • Pin holding strength of insole materials
  • Density of leather and insole materials
  • Resistance to scuffing by mild circular abrasion
  • Shrinkage temperature of leather
  • Shape retention – dome plastimeter method
  • Dimensional measurements of plastic heels
  • Lateral impact test for shoe heels
  • Fatigue test for shoe heels
  • Water vapour permeability test for shoe upper materials
  • Lastometer ball burst test

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