Colour fastness to laundering tester

Available as 8 and 20 pot instruments, the GyroWash is a colour fastness to laundering tester for textiles and leather, according to AATCC and ISO standards.

Featuring the most simple to use touchscreen user interface on the market.


Designed With You In Mind


GyroWash vessels


Interchangeable large and small vessels – no tools or parts required – simply push and twist to locate vessels in position.


Gyrowash with touchscreen user interface


Temperature and time settings, rotational speed and an autostart function can all be controlled from the touchscreen.


GyroWash Pots


The seals inside the test vessels are detergent, solvent and chlorine resistant, so you never need to change the seals.


GyroWash washing and dry cleaning tester


Machines Built To Last

Quality assurance

Our GyroWash testers are designed for continuous use in wet environments. All exposed parts and the test vessels are manufactured from high grade stainless steel. Consequently, GyroWash will give you many years of trouble free washing testing.

Gyrowash Models

GyroWash 1615/8

The smaller instrument takes up to eight large or small test vessels, which are interchangeable for complete flexibility.

GyroWash 1615/20

The larger instrument takes up to twenty large or small test vessels, which is fully flexible allowing you to combine different sizes.



  • AATCC 61, 190
  • AATCC 86, 132


  • ISO 105-C06
  • ISO 105-C08
  • ISO 105-C09
  • ISO 105-C10
  • ISO 105-D01
  • ISO 105-E03


  • M&S C04
  • M&S C05
  • M&S C10A
  • M&S C37
  • M&S P12A

Support Services

We understand that you are looking for a full package so we offer complete support for the full life of your GyroWash2 washwheel:

  • Installation
  • Training
  • Breakdown Support
  • Applications Support
  • Spare Parts
  • Service & Calibration (UKAS)

Accessories and Spares

We recommend using genuine James Heal materials to ensure the accuracy of your testing. The following test materials complement GyroWash2:

  • Multifibre and Single Fibre Adjacent Fabrics
  • Standard Soap
  • ECE and AATCC Detergent
  • Steel and Rubber Balls
  • Non-Corrodible Steel Discs
  • PTFE Rods
  • Grey Scales for Colour Change and Staining

GyroWash Flyer

Further information on the the key benefits and the dimensions of the GyroWash, Colour Fastness to Laundering Tester, is available on this flyer.


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Corporate Brochure

Our corporate brochure contains details of our key instruments and other services.


James Heal Textile Testing Catalogue