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Issue 3 (105) / 2014

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General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Comparative Analysis of Textile and Clothing Industry in the EU and Turkey

Authors: Milašius Rimvydas, Mikučioniené Daiva

In this study, a comparative analysis of the textile and clothing industry in the enlarged EU27 is made with respect to the 10 Central and Eastern European countries and Turkey for the period 2011 - 2012....   more »

full text | Pages 8–16

Job and Personnel Assessment in the Apparel Industry Using Fuzzy Logic

Authors: Ünal Can, Güner Mücella G.

In this study, a new approach to job and personnel assessment for the apparel industry is presented. The purpose of this new approach is to evaluate both qualitative and quantitative data at the same time. For...   more »

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Risk Perceptions and Brand Extension Success: Just Another Antecedent or One that Shapes the Effects of Others? - Study of Examples in Textiles and Clothing

Authors: Turhan Gülden

This research examines the role of risk perceptions on the success likelihood of brand extensions. Prior research has focused on two main factors as driving the brand extension success: brand loyalty and the perceived fit between...   more »

full text | Pages 23–30

Research and development

Characterization of the Kenyan Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (Roselle) Bast Fibre

Authors: Mwasiagi J. I., Mwasiagi J. I., Mwasiagi J. I., Yu C. W., Phologolo T., Waithaka A., Kamalha E., Ochola J. R.

Hibiscus sabdariffa L. (roselle) is grown in Kenya for its flower and calyx, which are used in the beverage industry. Roselle bast fibre has, however, not been commercially exploited. After harvesting the flowers and calyx the...   more »

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Strong Cellulosic Film Cast from Ionic Liquid Solutions

Authors: Wawro Dariusz, Hummel Michael, Michud Anne, Sixta Herbert

The article presents a method to prepare films by casting solutions of cellulose in ionic liquid 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate [emim][OAc]. Cotton linters and a hydrothermally treated (HT) wood cellulose pulp were used in the investigation. The film...   more »

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Electro-spinning Derived Cellulose-PVA Composite Nano-fibre Mats

Authors: Sutka Anna, Kukle Silvija, Gravitis Janis, Milašius Rimvydas, Malašauskiene Jolanta

A study of the manufacturing and characterisation of poly (vinyl alcohol) (PVA) nanofibre mats reinforced with microcrystalline cellulose (MCC) is presented. Results obtained from Attenuated Total Reflection Fourier Transform Infrared (ATR-FTIR) spectrometry and Scanning Electron Microscopy...   more »

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SEM/EDS and Raman Micro-Spectroscopy Examination of Titanium-Modified Polypropylene Fibres

Authors: Cieślak Małgorzata, Puchowicz Dorota, Kamińska Irena

In order to impart photo-catalytic properties to fibres, one can modify them by means of titanium dioxide. Such a modification should provide the best effectiveness with no deterioration in the basic properties of the fibres modified....   more »

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Studies of Negative Pressure and Cleaning Condition Effects on Gathering for Ramie Compact Spinning with a Suction Groove

Authors: Ma Hong-Cai, Ma Hong-Cai, Ma Hong-Cai, Cheng Long-Di , Cheng Long-Di , Yan Gui-Xiang, Xu Shi-Ping

The application of the compact spinning technique with a suction groove could reduce the spinning triangle to a minimum and dramatically decrease the hairiness of ramie yarn. The change range of negative pressure was discussed when...   more »

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Specifics of Forming a Self-twisted Product in Asymmetrical Torsion Device

Authors: Telitsyn A. A., Delektorskaya I. A.

The authors of the article offer an asymmetrical arrangement of air-jet nozzles in the aerodynamic torsion device (ATD). They show the practicability of using such an ATD for the formation of a self-twisted structure of the...   more »

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Effect of Navel and Rotor Type on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Viscose Rotor Spun Yarns

Authors: Esfahani Reyhaneh Torfeh, Shanbeh Mohsen

This work investigates the influence of the navel and rotor type on the tenacity (cN/tex), elongation at break (%), mass irregularity (CVm), total number of imperfections (IPI), hairiness (H-value), and twist difference values (ΔT%) of viscose...   more »

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Research on Mechanism Analysis and Elimination Method for the Tufted Carpet Stop Mark

Authors: Xu Yang, Sun Zhijun, Meng Zhuo, Sun Yiz

The tufted carpet stop mark is an important factor affecting carpet final quality. It is closely related to the change in yarn tension caused by the tufting machine being improperly stopped and the yarn creep properties....   more »

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Investigation of the Wicking and Drying Behaviour of Polyester Woven Fabrics

Authors: Saricam Canan, Kalaoğlu Fatma

This paper investigated the wicking and drying behaviour of polyester woven fabrics. The effects of yarn type, weft density, weave structure, thickness and air permeability were evaluated by the application of vertical wicking, transfer wicking and...   more »

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Analysing the Effect of Decatising on the Frictional Properties of Wool Fabrics

Authors: Eryuruk Selin Hanife , Kalaoğlu Fatma, Kursun Bahadir Senem, Jevšnik Simona

The properties of wool fabrics desired can only be achieved if appropriate finishing processes are carried out. Decatising is a part of wool finishing processes increasing the fabric surface properties of fabrics. In this study, high...   more »

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Assessment of the Electrostatic Properties of Polyester Knitted Fabrics Containing Carbon Fibres after Enzymatic Modification for the Improving of Hygroscopic Properties

Authors: Pinar Anna, Oleksiewicz Izabela, Wróbel Stanisława

The paper presents findings concerning the assessment of the biochemical modification effect on the electrostatic and sorption properties of polyester knitted fabrics containing a yarn with carbon fibres in their structure. The modification of hygroscopic properties...   more »

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Geometric Model for Multi-axial Warp-knitted Fabric Based on NURBS

Authors: GaoMing Jiang, Gu Luying, Cong Honglian, Miao Xuhong, Zhang Aijun, Gao Zhe

Based on studying the constitution of yarn system and the geometric modality of relevant yarns in the multi-axial warp-knitted structure, 3D solid models of the loop yarns, insertion yarns and chopped strand mat in modern multi-axial...   more »

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Manufacturing and Flat-wise Compression Performance of Modified 3D Integrated Sandwich Fabric Composites

Authors: Yu Kejing, Cao Haijian, Qian Kun, Li Hongshun

In this study, a novel manufacturing technique for three-dimensional integrated sandwich fabric with an ‘8’-shaped inside layer structure was developed. Furthermore a new integrated sandwich fabric with an ‘88’-shaped inside layer structure was designed in comparison...   more »

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Linen Fibres Based Reinforcement for Laminated Composites

Authors: Zimniewska Malgorzata, Stevenson Anthony, Sapieja Andrzej, Kicińska-Jakubowska Anna

Bast fibres have been used as fillers in plastics for many years, most often in the form of very short fibres or mats. If it is desired to produce composites with high mechanical properties the short...   more »

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Effect of Weaving Structure and Hybridization on the Low-Velocity Impact Behavior of Woven Carbon-Epoxy Composites

Authors: Karahan Mehmet, Karahan Nevin

In the current study, the low-velocity impact behaviour of composite materials obtained from carbon and carbon-aramid hybrid woven fabrics of different constructions, produced from the same yarn and under the same production conditions, was determined, and...   more »

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Effect of Hexamethyldisiloxane (HMDSO)/Nitrogen Plasma Polymerisation on the Anti Felting and Dyeability of Wool Fabric

Authors: Shahidi Sheila, Ghoranneviss Mahmood, Wiener Jakub, Moazzenchi Bahareh, Mortazavi Hamideh

This work is focused on the characterisation of the physical and surface properties of plasma coated wool fabric. A thin film was deposited on wool fabric samples by means of the plasma polymerisation of hexamethyldisiloxane (HMDSO)...   more »

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Antimicrobial Activity and Filtration Effectiveness of Nonwovens with Sanitized for Respiratory Protective Equipment

Authors: Gutarowska Beata, Skóra Justyna, Nowak Ewelina, Łysiak Izabela, Wdówka Malwina

The objective of the study was to optimise the production of bioactive filtration nonwovens with Sanitized® T 99-19, containing quaternary ammonium salts, by evaluating different production technologies (melt-blowing, needle punching), methods of biocide incorporation (bath, spraying),...   more »

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Deposition of Zinc Oxide on the Materials Used in Medicine. Preliminary Results

Authors: Teterycz Helena, Suchorska-Woźniak Patrycja, Fiedot Marta, Karbownik Iwona

This paper presents preliminary results of the direct deposition of nano- and microstructures of zinc oxide on materials used in medicine. The coatings were deposited on cotton gauze and polyamide fabric. During the research the biological...   more »

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Accelerated Ageing of Implantable, Ultra-Light, Knitted Medical Devices Modified by Low-Temperature Plasma Treatment - Part 2. Effect on Chemical Purity

Authors: Jóźwicka Jolanta, Gzyra-Jagieła Karolina, Gutowska Agnieszka, Struszczyk Marcin H., Kostanek Krzysztof, Cichecka Magdalena, Wilbik-Hałgas Bożena, Kowalski Krzysztof, Kopias Kazimierz, Ciechańska Danuta, Krucińska Izabella

The impact of simulated storage conditions (accelerated ageing) for the chemical purity of innovative ultra-light textile implants (knitted) designed for use in urogynaecology and general surgery (procedures in the treatment of female incontinence, in hernia treatment...   more »

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FIBRES & TEXTILES in Eastern Europe 19/27 M. Skłodowskiej-Curie Str., 90-570 Łódź, Poland e-mail: infor@lit.lukasiewicz.gov.pl; ftee@lit.lukasiewicz.gov.pl

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