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Issue 5 (113) / 2015

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General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Inhibitors of Restructuring Change in Textile and Apparel Enterprises

Authors: Patora-Wysocka Zofia

The paper addresses the problem of change inhibitors in textile and apparel companies. The textile and apparel industry is characterized by high dynamics of sector-specific change, the cyclic nature of its processes, and by changing fashion trends. Companies...   more »

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| Pages 8–12

Clothing Trade in Poland in the Years 2009-2013 and Prospects for its Growth

Authors: Grandys Ewa, Grandys Andrzej

The textile and clothing sector in Poland suffered severe losses in the transition period. The clothing industry was the first where sales rates started to increase, which made garment production and trade an interesting area for research. This...   more »

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| Pages 13–17

GIS and f-AHP Integration for Locating a New Textile Manufacturing Facility

Authors: Önden Ismail, Eldemir Fahrettin

Location analysis for a textile manufacturing facility is a strategic decision due to its longterm effects on profitability, accessibility, and sustainability. Thus an analysis should be made using a comprehensive approach. The facility location selection problem can be...   more »

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| Pages 18–22

Stohastic Model to Determine the Elements of the Production Cycle Time: Case of Serbian Textile Industry

Authors: Stanisavljev Sanja, Ćoćkalo Dragan, Klarin Milivoj, Spasojević Brkić Vesna, Đorđević Dejan

The paper presents an original method of determining the elements of the production cycle time by using the modified work sampling method applied to a textile factory. It is shown that the movement of the elements of time...   more »

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| Pages 23–29

Research and development

Yarns and Woven Fabrics Made from Cotton and Cottonised Flax Blends for Upholstery Applications

Authors: Sava Costică, Ichim Mariana

The paper presents the results of research concerning the properties of cottonised flax/cotton rotor blended yarns and fabrics for upholstery applications. A double carding technology was developed for producing rotor spun yarns of 29.5 tex, 59 tex,...   more »

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| Pages 30–34

Formation and Analysis of Electrospun Nonwoven Mats from Bicomponent PVA/Aqueous Propolis Nano-Microfibres

Authors: Adomavičiūtė Erika, Stanys Sigitas, Žilius Modestas, Briedis Vitalis

Nowadays targeted drug delivery is one of the areas widely investigated in the biomedical application of modern technologies. Propolis is well known natural material because of its confirmed antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory activity, and for these reasons it could be...   more »

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| Pages 35–41

Possibilities of Manufacturing an Electrospun Web with Baltic Amber

Authors: Milašius Rimvydas, Ragaišienė Audronė, Rukuižienė Žaneta, Mikučioniené Daiva

In recent times, electrospinning has become a well known and widely investigated process used for manufacturing nano or/and micro fibres with electrostatic forces between two electrodes. Various additives such as silver, starch, copper, etc. are used in electrospinning...   more »

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| Pages 42–47

Study on the Possibilities to Graft Microencapsulated Essential Oil on Natural Fibres and Terry Fabrics

Authors: Vankeviciute Deimante, Petrulyte Salvinija, Petrulis Donatas

This research studied the influence of thermo-fixing temperature and binder concentration on the fixation of microcapsules with Eucalyptus essential oil to yarns and terry fabrics as well as physical properties of textiles with microcapsules. SEM micrographs confirmed that the...   more »

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| Pages 48–54

Novel Green Dyeing Process of Soybean Protein/Poly(vinyl alcohol) Blend Fibre

Authors: Lv Jingchun, Zhou Qingqing, Gao Dawei, Liu Guoliang, Wang Chunxia, Wang Chunxia, Wang Chunxia

A water-soluble chitosan derivative N-[(2-hydroxy-3-trimethylammonium)propyl] chitosan chloride (HTCC) was prepared and used for the modification of soybean protein/poly (vinyl alcohol) blend fiber (SPF). The dying properties of modified SPF with Cibacron FN series reactive dyes were discussed in relation...   more »

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| Pages 55–59

New Approach for Dyeing and UV Protection Properties of Cotton Fabric Using Natural Dye Extracted from Henna Leaves

Authors: Alebeida Omer Kamal

A new approach for the dyeing and UV protection of cotton fabric using Henna extract was investigated. In this study, 3-chloro-2-hydroxy propyl, trimethylammonium chloride was used to substitute metallic mordants (heavy-metal salts) in the pre-treatment of cotton fabric. This...   more »

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| Pages 60–65

New Approach to Assessing Fabric Drape Based on the Fractal Dimension

Authors: Carrera-Gallissà Enric, Capdevila Xavier, Valldeperas Josep, Abril Hector

The usefulness of the fractal dimension of drape (D) to explain the shape of fabrics acquired when allowed to fall freely under the effect of gravity was assessed by using the box-counting method to calculate it for comparison...   more »

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| Pages 66–70

Investigation on Regenerated Cellulosic Knitted Fabric Performance by Using Silicone Softeners with Different Particle Sizes

Authors: Sarioğlu Esin, Çelik Nihat

Silicone softeners make fabric not only softer, brighterd slippery but also more elastic in order to produce desirable handle. In this paper, the affect of silicone softeners on some mechanical and functional properties of knitted regenerated (viscose, modal,...   more »

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| Pages 71–77

Functional Properties and Electromagnetic Shielding Behaviour of Elastic Warp-knitted Fabrics

Authors: Yu Zhi-Cai, Yu Zhi-Cai, He Hua-Ling, He Hua-Ling, Lu Yan-Hua, Lu Yan-Hua, Zhang Jian-Fei, Lou Ching-Wen, Chen An-Pang, Lin Jia-Horng, Lin Jia-Horng, Lin Jia-Horng

An investigation was made on the electromagnetic shielding behaviour and other functional properties for manufactured multifunctional elastic warp-knitted fabrics. Bamboo charcoal polyester/Crisscross-section polyester (BC-PET/CSP) blended yarns were used as the back of the warp-knitted fabric while conductive composite yarns...   more »

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| Pages 78–83

Morphology and Electromagnetic Shielding Effectiveness of PP Nonwovens Modified with Metallic Layers

Authors: Koprowska Joanna, Dobruchowska Ewa, Reszka Kazimierz, Szwugier Arkadiusz

Polypropylene (PP) nonwoven was used as a substrate for CuSn and CuZnNi deposited layers. Nonwoven metallization was carried out using the DC magnetron sputtering process at various process parameters (e.g. effective power dissipated in the target, velocity of the...   more »

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| Pages 84–91

Influence of Fibre Arrangement on the Buckling Load of Composite Plates - Analytical Solution

Authors: Czapski Paweł, Kubiak Tomasz

This paper deals with the problem of the influence of the angular arrangement of laminas on the buckling force of rectangular composite plates. The article presents a general, simple analytical method of buckling load determination and finding the...   more »

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| Pages 92–97

New Technological Concept of Textile Highly-Flexible Road Barriers

Authors: Mikołajczyk Zbigniew, Perzyna Marek, Szałek Beata, Pieklak Katarzyna

The main element of road safety is the use of protective barriers. Among all barriers can be distinguished non-deformable solid concrete, steel and deformable rope barriers. A new solution proposed in this publication are highly flexible and strength...   more »

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| Pages 99–105

Modelling the Viability of Microorganisms of Poly(lactic Acid) Melt-Blown Nonwoven Fabrics for the Use of Respiratory Protection

Authors: Majchrzycka Katarzyna, Brochocka Agnieszka

A variety of harmful microorganisms deposited in the work environment is the reason why it is becoming more and more common to use filtering respiratory protection equipment. To fulfil its protective role against biological hazards, it should not...   more »

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| Pages 107–113

Comparing the Effects of Automat Use on Assembly Line Performance in the Apparel Industry by Using a Simulation Method

Authors: Kayar Mahmut, Akalin Mehmet

In this article, general information related to efficiency, assembly lines and simulation are primarily reviewed. previous studies on assembly line balancing are theoretically analysed. Thereafter two different assembly lines are designed to produce jean trousers. In one assembly line...   more »

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| Pages 114–123

Modified Cellulosic Products for Application in Hygiene and Dressing Materials - Part II

Authors: Brzoza-Malczewska Kinga, Kucharska Magdalena, Wiśniewska-Wrona Maria, Kaźmierczak Dorota, Jóźwicka Jolanta, Pałys Beata

The results presented herein relate to a work published earlier which is now complemented with the outcome of additional analyses and examinations. Cellulosic dressing materials modified with nanoparticles of microcrystalline chitosan or complex chitosan/alginateNa/Ca were characterized by the...   more »

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| Pages 124–128

Properties of Bleached Pulps from Low and High Kappa Number Old Corrugated Containers (OCC)

Authors: Danielewicz Dariusz, Surma-Ślusarska Barbara

The strength, structural, optical and water absorption properties of bleached pulps from unprinted, low and high kappa number old corrugated containers (OCC) were determined. The results were compared with the properties of bleached birch pulp and pine pulp....   more »

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| Pages 129–135

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