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Issue 3 (123) / 2017

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General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Standardisation Versus Adaptation – Marketing Communication Strategies of Multinational Companies on the European Textile Market

Authors: Grębosz Magdalena, Otto Jacek

The article presents an analysis of the issue of marketing communication strategy standardisation/
adjustment by multinational textile companies on the European market. The own research is based on information presented on the websites of multinational companies operating in...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237216
| Pages 8–13

Impact of the Educational Attainment of the Knowledge Management Process in Serbian Textile Enterprises

Authors: Zakin Mila, Stanisavljev Sanja, Pečujlija Mladen, Markoski Branko, Mitrović Vojin, Vlahović Marko

This paper emphasizes the importance of proper management of employees’ characteristics through their obtained education i.e. their educational attainment, on the development and application of knowledge management, and therefore on the productivity and competitiveness of the business. The study...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237217
| Pages 14–19

Research and development

Natural Fibres From the Bark of Mulberry Branches for Textile Application

Authors: Dong Zhen, Ding Zhirong, Zhang Shengyi, Zhang Yao, Fan Hongxuan, Yang Yanyan

Fibers with low gum content were extracted from the bark of mulberry branches by a combination of bacteria and peroxide treatments. The bark of mulberry branches, with 30% cellulose, is a copious and inexpensive source of...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237218
| Pages 20–25

Cottonisation of Decorticated Flax Fibres

Authors: Zimniewska Malgorzata, Zbrowski Andrzej, Konczewicz Wanda, Majcher Andrzej, Przybylski Jan, Matecki Krzysztof, Wiśniewski Marek , Mańkowski Jerzy, Kicińska-Jakubowska Anna

The commonly used flax process of decortication allows the mechanical extraction of fibre from plant stems without prior retting. The one-type fibre obtained in this process is characterised by very low quality, as it is poorly divided, has...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237220
| Pages 26–33

Preparation of Temperature-Sensitive Polyurethanes Based on Modified Castor Oil

Authors: Bao Li-Hong, Bao Li-Hong, Ma Hai-Teng

A series of temperature-sensitive polyurethanes (TSPUs) with polytetrahydrofuran glycol (PTMG), poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) and maleic anhydride modified castor oil (MCO) as soft segments were prepared in this paper. The morphology of the temperature-sensitive polyurethane films was characterised by SEM,...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237222
| Pages 34–39

Fabrication of Electrical Conductivity and Reinforced Electrospun Silk Nanofibers with MWNTs

Authors: Zuo Liuyang, Zhang Feng, Gao Bing, Zuo Baoqi

Electrospinning is an effective technique for fabricating submicron to nanoscale fibers from synthetic polymer as well as natural proteins. In this study, multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs) were embedded via electrospinning by adding MWNTs into the spinning dope, and found...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237223
| Pages 40–44

Fabrication of Pure Electrospun Materials from Hyaluronic Acid

Authors: Pabjańczyk-Wlazło E., Krucińska Izabella, Chrzanowski Michał, Szparaga Grzegorz, Chaberska Agata, Kolesińska Beata, Komisarczyk Agnieszka, Boguń Maciej

The aim of the research was to develop optimal conditions for manufacturing materials based on hyaluronic acid by the electrospun method. The studies were composed of three stages: the process of selection of the optimal solvent (mixture of...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237225
| Pages 45–52

Analysis of the Inhomogeneity of an Electrospun Mat Produced Using Static and Dynamic Collectors of Different Template Design, Including its Mitigation

Authors: Pathalamuthu Pitchaimuthu, Shahana Shamsheer Thameem, Nivedha Uthayakumaran, Siddharthan Arjunan, Giridev Venkateshwarapuram Rengaswami

In an electrospinning process, as the deposition of fibres occurs randomly over the collector, the mats produced are generally expected to have homogeneous properties throughout the mat. This study compares the ultimate tensile strength, porosity, thickness and morphology of...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237229
| Pages 53–61

Filtration Properties of Nonwoven Structures with Superabsorbents for Respiratory Protective Devices

Authors: Brochocka Agnieszka

The paper presents a study of the protective and functional properties of nonwoven structures, such as penetration by solid and liquid aerosols, airflow resistance, and air moisture sorption capacity. Nonwovens were modified by the introduction of electrostatic charges...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237232
| Pages 62–67

Effects on the Stability of the Balloon Shape in the Covered Yarn Process

Authors: Feng Pei, Feng Pei, Zhang Ronggen, Yang Chongchang, Yang Chongchang

In the process of producing covered yarn, a single outer wrapping yarn forms a balloon when it rotates at high speed. In this work, we used a mathematical model of a balloon formed by polyamide,which is a common...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237236
| Pages 68–72

High Efficiency Covering Technology for Covered Yarns Production: Equipment and Experimente

Authors: Feng Pei, Feng Pei, Zhang Ronggen, Gan Jiajia, Yang Chongchang, Yang Chongchang

A new covering technology for producing covered yarns is proposed in this article. On a traditional yarn covering machine, a hollow spindle rotates with a bobbin of the outer wrapping yarn. In the new equipment, the turntable rotates...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237238
| Pages 73–78

Dependence of Structural Characteristics of Polyamide Textured Yarns on the Parameters of the False Twist Yarn Texturing Process

Authors: Trajković Dušan, Savic Marija, Kostic Mirjana, Majstorovic Divna, Stojanovic Petar, Stepanovic Jovan

In the false twist texturing process, due to the action of mechanical forces and heat, a disorientation of structural elements happens at all levels of the supramolecular structure. These changes are related to changes in the texturing parameters...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237241
| Pages 79–85

Porosity of Knitted Fabrics in the Aspect of Air Permeability - Discussion of Selected Assumptions

Authors: Havlová Marie, Špánková Jana

The main focus of this paper is to look into the relationship between the structure and air permeability of single jersey knitted fabric – especially verifying some basic assumptions. First, if it is possible to neglect the permeability...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237242
| Pages 86–91

Design of Rascheltronic Vamp Fabric with Double-Colour Pitting Effect

Authors: Li Xinxin, Zhang Aijun, Jiang Gaoming

Applications of Piezo jacquard and CAD technology in warp-knitting have provided traditional jacquard fabrics with the possibility of innovating the structure design. Research on innovative design and fabrication is conducted aiming at knitting jacquard vamp fabric...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237243
| Pages 92–97

Study on the Loss of Strength of Denim-like Knitted Fabrics after Different Washing Treatments

Authors: Değırmencı Züleyha

Garments produced from denim-like knitted fabrics have been popular for few years because of the many advantages of knitted fabrics. To increase the worn-look denim appearance of these fabrics, washing treatments should be carried out. In...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237244
| Pages 98–105

Antibacterial and Wrinkle Resistance Improvement of Nettle Biofibre Using Chitosan and BTCA

Authors: Arık Buket, Yavaş Arzu, Avinc Ozan

In this study, the possible improvement of the antibacterial and wrinkle resistance performance
of 100% nettle fabrics was investigated. To realise this aim, antibacterial and wrinkle resistance finishing processes were applied. 1,2,3,4-Butanetetracarboxylic acid (BTCA) and sodium...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237245
| Pages 106–111

Chitosan Modified Corn Starch and Its Application as a Glass Fibre Sizing Agent

Authors: Wang Ying, Li Jianfeng, Li Hui, Wang Xiaodan, Lei Hong, Huo Jichuan

Chitosan-modified corn starch was prepared and then applied as a glass fiber sizing agent. The effect of the chitosan on starch-based emulsion, film and sized glass fiber was studied. When 5 % of the chitosan was added, the...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237247
| Pages 112–120

Effect of Friction in the Punch-to-Specimen Contact Zone Upon the Punching Behaviour of Synthetic Leathers

Authors: Zubauskienė Donata, Strazdiené Eugenija

Upholstery materials during their performance experience biaxial deformations, which are effected by friction in the contact zones: material-to-human skin, material-to-material, and material-to-inner parts of the furniture. The aim of this research was to define the effect of friction in...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237248
| Pages 121–128

Influence of Selected Parameters of the Channels between Threads on the Air Permeability of Flat Textile Products with Known Characteristics

Authors: Polipowski Mirosław, Więcek Piotr, Więcek Bogusław, Pinar Anna

A more detailed understanding of flat textile products’ internal structure opens up new possibilities for research on the application use of voids in the structure of flat textile products, i.e. the arrangement and structure of the channels between...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1228172
| Pages 129–138

Pulse Excitation of a System Containing a Textile Layer

Authors: Zajączkowski Jerzy

In this paper the problem of the vibration of a mass supported on a textile layer and subjected to pulse excitation is analysed. A mathematical model of a system containing an elastic spring and electromagnet is formulated. The...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237249
| Pages 139–141

Influence of Teeth Manufacturing Tolerances of Cylindrical Geared Wheels on GearOperating Characteristics Based on Spinner Stretching Apparatus

Authors: Rysiński Jacek, Drobina Robert, Praszkiewicz Marek

In the paper, issues related to the errors and inaccuracies resulting from improper operation of the drive system of the stretching apparatus of a ring spinner are discussed. The aim of the paper was an analysis of a...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1237250
| Pages 142–151

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