Our laboratories do not analyse only finished products but also loose materials such as leather, textile and plastics.
The quality control process of leather goods and accessories (bags, belts, straps) is among the main areas of specialisation of RICOTEST.

Below you can find several tests we carry out:

  • defect testing
  • wear and tear resistance test
  • physico-mechanical properties test
  • test on the content of dangerous substances
  • colour migration and stability test



RICOTEST’s labs rely on all the technological equipment needed to conduct all major tests required for the textile and clothing sector.

Below a list of several higly requested tests:

  • washing test
  • dimensional stability test
  • colour stability test
  • labelling and instruction test
  • size test
  • tests on the context of dangerous and prohibited substances
  • fibre identification tests
  • heat testing
  • breathability testing
  • water vapour resistant test (RET)


We can ascertain the quality of plastic materials used in a wide range of applications, from skiboot shells and skates to automotive upholsteries, accessories and components.

Below several tests carried out:

  • physico-mechanical test
  • colour migration and stability test
  • wear and tear resistance test
  • flammability

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