First Shrinkage Test

CUIR BOILLE                  
Boiling tests 23/08/05                  
  A         B      
Round Size H W %H %W H W %H %W
1 4 3 3.5 75.00% 87.50% 2.7 3.5 67.50% 87.50%
2 4 3 3.5 75.00% 87.50% 2.6 3.6 65.00% 90.00%
1 3 2.2 2.6 73.33% 86.67% 2.3 2.3 76.67% 76.67%
      AVG 74.44% 87.22%        
Notes                  
4= 4 x 4 cm                  
3= 3 x 3 cm                  
A = 20 secs in boiling water                  
B = 40 seconds in boiling water                  
So - working from figures A the percentage shrink for H = 75%, W = 87%                  

Last Updated on 9/07/2007
By Sue Leader