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Issue 1 (115) / 2016

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Editor letter
General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Areas for Improving the Innovation Performance of the Textile Industry in Russia

Authors: Pawęta Elena, Mikołajczyk Bożena

This paper approaches the situation of the textile sector in Russia, shows its main challenges and presents possible solutions of how to increase the competitiveness of the industry by improving its innovative performance. The textile industry...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172081
| Pages 10–14

Research and development

Antimicrobial Properties of Flax Fibers  in the Enzyme Retting Process

Authors: Tian Yinghua, Liu Xiaolan, Zheng Xiqun, Wang Lu

“GB/T 20944.3-2008--Part 3: Shake flask method” was applied to assess the antimicrobial property of flax fibres. The antimicrobial efficiency of flax fibre was represented as the absolute antimicrobial rate and relative antimicrobial rate. Cotton fibre served...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172082
| Pages 15–17

Ozonation: a Green Source for Oxidized Cotton

Authors: Maqsood Hafiz, Shahzad , Wiener Jakub, Baheti Vijaykumar, Eldeeb Moaz, Militky Jiri

Research was carried out on the oxidation of cellulose by ozone treatment. It is considered as environment friendly in comparison with the existing oxidation methods used in industry for a long time. This treatment is used...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1168523
| Pages 19–21

Electrospinning of Polymeric Fibres:  an Unconventional View on the Influence  of Surface Tension on Fibre Diameter

Authors: Araújo Evando S., Araújo Evando S., Nascimento Marcio Luis F., de Oliveira Helinando P.

The production of regular and bead-free electrospun polymeric fibres requires an adequate combination of different parameters applied in the experimental setup viz. voltage for  electrodeposition, viscosity of the solution, density of the polymeric support, the distance...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172083
| Pages 22–29

Preparation and Characterisation of High Count Yak Wool Yarns Spun by Complete Compacting Spinning and Fabrics Knitted from them

Authors: Li Wei, Li Wei, Liu Xinjin, Liu Xinjin, Liu Chan , Liu Chan , Su Xuzhong, Su Xuzhong, Xie Chunping, Xie Chunping, Wei Qufu, Wei Qufu

The attentions of the textile industry has been attracted by yak wool due to its excellent properties, environmental friendly characteristics and inexpensive prices. However, the processing of yak wool is difficult due to the larger fiber...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172084
| Pages 30–35

Measurement Methods of Dynamic Yarn Tension in a Ring Spinning Process

Authors: Hossain Mahmud, Abdkader Anwar, Nocke Andreas, Unger R., Krzywinski F., Hasan Mir Mohammad Badrul, Cherif Chokri

The most common measuring method to characterise the dynamic yarn path in the ring spinning process is to measure the yarn tension, where the yarn path is almost straight. However, it is much more complex to...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172098
| Pages 36–43

Characterization of the Twist Distribution Function and Twist Unevenness of Self-twist Yarns

Authors: Cui Hong, Wang Chunxia, Lv Libin

In in-phase self-twist yarn there exists an obviously weak twist area between the twisted  and no twisted zones. Therefore, during the self-twist spinning process, different distances from the two strands to the convergence point is adopted...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172085
| Pages 45–48

Optimization of the Sizing Process with Grey Relational Analysis

Authors: Sarpkaya Çiğdem, Sabir Emel Ceyhun

The sizing process is  an important one for  textile mills and affects the efficiency of the loom machine. In this study, the optimisation of  multiple performance characteristics based on the grey relations analysis method, which is...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172087
| Pages 49–55

Natural Modified Starch and Synthetic Sizes in Function of Characteristics of Sized Yarn

Authors: Kovačević Stana, Đorđević Suzana, Đorđević Dragan

The aim of this study was to investigate the changes in properties of  yarn made by sizing with synthetic and natural modified corn starch. Different procedures for obtaining modified natural (corn) starch and various combinations of...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172088
| Pages 56–66

Effect of Weave Parameters on the Air Resistance of Woven Fabrics

Authors: Thanikai Vimal J. , Murugan R. , Subramaniam Venkatraman

An investigation of the effect of weave parameters, namely Crossing Floating Factor (CFF), Floating Yarn Factor (FYF) and Fabric Firmness Factor (FFF) and the geometrical properties of woven cotton fabrics such as the areal density, thickness...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172089
| Pages 67–72

Influence of the Straining Level  on the Long-Lasting Relaxation Behaviour  of Polyester Yarns

Authors: Laureckiene Ginta, Milašius Rimvydas

The main problem in the investigation and prediction of stress relaxation is  the long time periods (not in seconds or minutes but in days or even months) of measurements for each kind of textile, especially in ...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1183199
| Pages 73–77

Numerical and Experimental Research  on the Impact of the Twaron T750 Fabric Layer Number on the Stab Resistance  of a Body Armour Package

Authors: Sokołowski Dariusz, Barnat Wiesław

The aim of the paper was to research how the depth of penetration in dependence on the fabric layer number used in the ballistic package is changed. During the research, the following methodology was adopted: the...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172090
| Pages 78–82

Effect of Accelerated Ageing on Ballistic Textiles Modified By Plasma-Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition (PACVD)

Authors: Struszczyk Marcin H., Puszkarz Adam K., Miklas Michał, Wilbik-Hałgas Bożena, Cichecka Magdalena, Urbaniak–Domagała Wiesława, Krucińska Izabella

The functionalisation of textile products and materials using the low temperature plasma technique is increasingly used in industrial practice, mainly because of the many benefits, often unattainable with the use of other techniques. The study focused...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1167429
| Pages 83–88

Effects of Filament Linear Density  on the Comfort Related Properties  of Polyester Knitted Fabrics

Authors: Kaynak Hatice Kubra, Babaarslan Osman

One of the most important developments seen in the synthetic fibre industry is absolutely producing microfibres. Microfibres provide many distinguishing properties for different end uses. In this study, the effects of filament linear densities on the...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172091
| Pages 89–94

Investigation of the Effect of Pile Height and Yarn Linear Density on the Performance Properties  of Pile Loop and Cut-Pile Loop Knit Fabrics

Authors: Uyanik Seval

This paper investigates the effects of fabric structural parameters such as pile yarn linear density (19.7, 22.7 and 24.6 tex), ground yarn linear density (100 and 78 dtex), sinker height (2.2 sinker; 2.5 sinker and 2.8...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172092
| Pages 95–100

Relation between Extension and Bursting Strength Properties of the Denim Viewed Knitted Fabrics Produced by Cellulosic Fibers

Authors: Değırmencı Züleyha, Çelik Nihat

Denim viewed knitted fabrics are softer, cheaper, and more elastic than woven denim fabrics. Clothes which are produced by these fabrics adapt the body movement easily because of their flexible structure. Since these fabrics are produced...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1170265
| Pages 101–106

Sound Absorbing Polyester Recycled Nonwovens for the Automotive Industry

Authors: Avcioğlu Kalebek Nazan

The subject of noise has received an increasing amount of attention from scientists, technologists and the public as a whole because a high noise level may determine the quality of human life. Therefore acoustic insulation is...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172093
| Pages 107–113

Examining the Relation Between the Number and Location of Tuck Stitches and Bursting Strength in Circular Knitted Fabrics

Authors: Uyanik Seval, Değırmencı Züleyha, Topalbekiroglu M., Geyik F.

Single jersey fabrics are the most common type among knitted fabrics. Their patterns  are designed by loops, tuck  and float stitches and their combinations. The tuck stitch has important influences on fabric properties as  it increases...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172066
| Pages 114–119

Device for Measurement of Static and Dynamic Air Permeability and Deformation Changes in Textile Materials

Authors: Veselá Daniela, Kůs Zdeněk

This article investigates the measuring of the air permeability of textiles. A new instrument designed to measure the air permeability of textiles is described in the article. The instrument differs from the standard devices mainly due...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172096
| Pages 120–126

Optimisation of Pad Thicknesses in Ironing Machines During Coupled Heat and Mass Transport

Authors: Korycki Ryszard, Szafrańska Halina

The comparative advantage and intra-industry trade of five countries: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Turkey, are analyzed in the global textile and clothing markets by employing Balassa’s revealed comparative advantage (RCA) index and intraindustry trade...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1172095
| Pages 128–135

General Information


in Eastern Europe
ul. Skłodowskiej-Curie 19/27,
90-570 Łódź, Poland
e-mail: infor@lit.lukasiewicz.gov.pl

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

Editor-in-Chief Dariusz Wawro, Head of Editorial Office Janusz Kazimierczak, Text Editor Geoffrey Large, Assistant Editor Anna WahlProduction Łukasiewicz-ŁIT