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Issue 1 (121) / 2017

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Editor letter
General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Intelligent Retail Forecasting System for New Clothing Products Considering Stock-out

Authors: Huang He, Huang He, Liu Qiurui

Improving the accuracy of forecasting is crucial but complex in the clothing industry, especially for new products, with the lack of historical data and a wide range of factors affecting demand. Previous studies more concentrate on...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.1704
| Pages 10–16

Research and development

Synthesis of Conductive Cocoon Silk Composites

Authors: Kaitsuka Yuki, Goto Hiromasa

Herein we report on the preparation of polyaniline (PANI) composite using a cocoon by in situ chemical oxidative polymerisation. The composites thus prepared were characterised by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), thermogravimetric analysis (TGA), infrared (IR), and...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.1705
| Pages 17–22

Compact Roving for Improved Quality of Ring Spunyarn

Authors: Subbiah Kumarasamy, Dhurai Bhaarathi, Subramaniam Venkatraman

This article is concerned with the development of a compact system suitable for producing compact roving. The objective is to reduce twist and improve the performance of roving in the subsequent processes. Combed compact cotton yarn...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.1706
| Pages 24–31

Development of Electroless Ni-P Coatings on Sisal Fiber

Authors: Hemachandran R., Pugazhvadivu M., Jayabal S.

Improving the properties of natural fibers can be interesting from a technological point of view. Modifications can result in a high specific strength, electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, antistatic brush etc. Plant fiber composites would make them...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.1707
| Pages 32–35

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

The process of textile modification using Plasma Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition (PACVD) results in significant changes in surface properties with high effectivity. However, the main problem of the above-mentioned modification is to obtain a stable modification effect during standard use...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.1708
| Pages 36–41

Pattern Classification of Fabric Defects Using a Probabilistic Neural Network and Its Hardware Implementation using the Field Programmable Gate Array System

Authors: Hasnat Abul, Ghosh Anindya, Khatun Amina, Halder Santanu

This study proposes a fabric defect classification system using a Probabilistic Neural Network (PNN) and its hardware implementation using a Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) based system. The PNN classifier achieves an accuracy of 98 ± 2% for...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.1709
| Pages 42–48

Development of Woven Spacer Fabrics Based on Steel Wires and Carbon Rovings

Authors: Ashir Moniruddoza, Sennewald Cornelia, Hoffmann Gerald, Cherif Chokri

Woven spacer fabrics are used as reinforcing materials for fiber-reinforced plastics. These fabrics consist of mostly pliable textile fibers, which still require defined rigidity for different crash applications. In this regard, multi-material woven spacer fabrics present a promising approach....   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.1710
| Pages 49–55

Influence of the Structural Parameters of Woven Fabrics on their Drapeability

Authors: Matusiak Małgorzata

Drape is a very important utility parameter of fabrics, especially applied in clothing. It influences the aesthetic effect of clothing, in particular its fitting to the user’s body. Fabric draping is the result of interaction between gravitation and...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227883
| Pages 56–64

Definition of Mass Spring Parameters for Knitted Fabric Simulation Using the Imperialist Competitive Algorithm

Authors: Mozafary Vajiha, Payvandy Pedram

The 3D simulation of fabrics is an interesting issue in many fields, such as computer engineering, textile engineering, cloth design and so on. Several methods have been presented for fabric simulation. The mass spring model, a typical physically-based...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227884
| Pages 65–74

Thermal Comfort Properties of a Bi-layer Knitted Fabric Structure for Volleyball Sportswear

Authors: Suganthi Thangamuthu, Senthilkumar Pandurangan, Dipika Venugopal

The thermal comfort properties of different knitted fabric structures made from modal, polypropylene and micro denier polyester were studied for volleyball sportswear. Eleven knitted fabrics were produced, in which three samples were single jersey, two plated and six...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227885
| Pages 75–80

Local Optimization of Bonnet Thickness in Global Heat Balance of Neonate

Authors: Korycki Ryszard

Global heat transport for an neonate body is determined by means of heat balance with the term describing evaporation. The heat storage rate is the unbalanced difference between the metabolic heat production and various heat loss mechanisms within...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227886
| Pages 81–88

Effect of Temperature, Simulated Breathingand Storage Conditions on the FiltrationEfficiency of Biodegradable Bioactive Filters

Authors: Majchrzycka Katarzyna, Okrasa Małgorzata

In the case of exposure to inhalation of pathogenic microorganisms, it is necessary to usefiltering respiratory protective equipment (FRPE). When this problem concerns the sphere of non-professional use it is important to ensure the disposal of waste...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227887
| Pages 89–94

Selection of Clothing for a Cold Environment by Predicting Thermophysiological Comfort Limits

Authors: Angelova Radostina A., Georgieva Elena, Reiners Priscilla, Kyosev Yordan

Results are presented from a study on the prediction of the insulation abilities of outerwear clothing for cold protection from the point of view of the thermophysiological comfort of the wearer. The Required Clothing Insulation (IREQ) index is...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227888
| Pages 95–101

Geo-textiles for Side Slope Protection: Preparation and Characteristics

Authors: Hsieh Jing-Chzi, Lin Ching-Wen, Lou Ching-Wen, Lou Ching-Wen, Hsing Wen-Hao, Hsieh Chien-Teng, Kuo Chih-Yuan, Lin Jia-Horng, Lin Jia-Horng, Lin Jia-Horng, Lin Jia-Horng, Lin Jia-Horng

The vegetation blanket is the most common choice for soil and water preservation. This is a feasible method that protects the land and environment according to basic agriculture and engineering theories. This study manufactured eco-friendly nonwoven vegetation blankets...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227889
| Pages 102–107

Study on the Origins of Textile Materials on the Basis of Analysis of Related Hard Relics from Chinese Excavations

Authors: Tao Yuan, Tao Yuan, Wang Qicai, Yu Weidong

Textile materials are widely available in nature, and the original time when humans started to use them must have been very early. However, they also easily aged, and most of the ancientones had decomposed and disappeared thoroughly...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227890
| Pages 108–112

Identification of Natural Dyes on 18th Century Liturgical Textiles from Dubrovnik

Authors: Jemo Danijela, Parac-Osterman Djurdjica

In this paper researches were carried out on fragments of textiles from the 18th century from Dubrovnik, for which, based on the design and art-historical analysis, it was determined that it was a part of an object (pluvial,...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227891
| Pages 113–120

Preparation of Self-cleaning Polyester Fabrics by Chemical Vapor Deposition of Methyltrichlorosilane/Dimethyldichlorosilane

Authors: Zheng Zhenrong, Zheng Zhenrong, Zhang Nannan, Wang Hongmei, Zhao Xiaoming

Self-cleaning polyester fabrics were prepared by a simple gas phase deposition procedure in which a layer of polydimethylsiloxane nanofilaments was grown onto textile fibers. Superhydrophobic and self-cleaning properties, tensile breaking strength, mechanical stability and permeability of polyester fabrics were...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227892
| Pages 121–124

Effect of Using Coagulants on Sedimentation Sludge Properties and Quality of Textile Wastewater

Authors: Kos Lech

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of organic coagulants on sludge sedimentation and the quality of textile wastewater. The amount of sludge and its sedimentation properties depended on the type of coagulant as well...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227893
| Pages 126–130

Vibrations of Elastically Supported Masses Separated by a Textile Layer

Authors: Zajączkowski Jerzy

In this paper the problem of the transmission of vibration through a textile layer is presented. A mathematical model of a two degree of freedom system containing a textile layer and excited to vibrate by an electromagnet is...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227894
| Pages 131–133

Probability of the Critical Length of a Fatigue Crack Occurring at the Tooth Foot of Cylindrical Geared Wheels of the Drive System of a Fiomax 2000 Ring Spinner

Authors: Rysiński Jacek, Drobina Robert, Tomaszewski Jerzy

In the present paper, we describe a method of determination of the probability of reaching the critical crack length at the tooth root of the cylindrical geared wheels of the drive system of the Fiomax 2000 ring spinner....   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1227895
| Pages 134–144

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