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Issue 2 (128) / 2018

Title page       Contents

General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Proposal of a Concept for Improving the Sustainable Management of Supply Chains in the Textile Industry

Authors: Zimon Dominik , Domingues Pedro

Improving the concept of supply chain management and consideration of the environmental aspects and impacts on it, is the basis for the development of enterprises operating in the textile industry. It should be emphasised that the...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5732
| Pages 8–12

Opportunities and Conditions for the Development of Green Entrepreneurship in the Polish Textile Sector

Authors: Burzyńska Dorota , Jabłońska Małgorzata , Dziuba Radosław

Green entrepreneurship is an important phenomenon from the point of view of economic development. However, the topic has not been sufficiently analysed and  knowledge in this area is not systematised. Supporting the development of green enterprises...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5733
| Pages 13–19

Structural Changes and Growth Factors of China’s Textile Industry: 1997-2012

Authors: Zhang Jianlei , Liu Yunying , Cheng Longdi

 In this study, the Input-Output Structural Decomposition Analysis (I-O SDA) method is adopted to analyze the structural change in China's textile industry during 1997-2012 and to measure the contribution rate of the growth factors (consumption, investment,...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5734
| Pages 20–25

Research and development

LMPP Effects on Morphology, Crystallization, Thermal and Mechanical Properties of iPP/LMPP Blend Fibres

Authors: Hussain Munir , Zhu Feichao , Zhu Feichao , Yu Bin , Yu Bin , Han Jian , Han Jian , Memon Hafeezullah , Yasin Sohail

The thermal properties and morphological characterisation of isotactic polypropylene (iPP) homopolymer and its blends with low molecular low modulus polypropylene (LMPP) were studied. Firstly blends were prepared with variant LMPP contents, and their properties were characterised using SEM, DSC,...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5735
| Pages 26–31

Analysis of the Strength Parameters of Worsted and Component Spun Yarns after the Rewinding Process

Authors: Rutkowski Jacek

The notion of yarn is understood as a continuous textile product of theoretically endless length and circle-like cross-section, made of staple or continuous fibres. A yarn leaves the spinning mill in a raw state and is...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5736
| Pages 32–37

Evaluation of an Intelligent Computer Method for the Automatic Mosaic of Sequential Slub Yarn Images

Authors: Li Zhongjian, Zhang Ning , Wu Yang , Wang Jing’an, Pan Ruru, Gao Weidong

This paper is the second part of a series reporting the recent development of a computerised method for automatic mosaic sequential yarn images. In our earlier work, an effective method for stitching sequence slub yarn images...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5737
| Pages 38–48

Finite Element Modeling for the Uni-Axial Tensile Behaviour of Metallic Warp-Knitted Fabric

Authors: Xu Hai-Yan, Jiang Jin-Hua, Chen Nan-Liang, Lin Fang-Bing , Shao Hui-Qi

The finite element analysis method (FEM), for its advantages of lower time and economic costing in predicting the mechanical properties of fabrics, was applied to warp-knitted fabrics. In this paper,  two bar warp-knitted fabric knitted with...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5738
| Pages 49–54

Effect of Agri-Environmental Conditionson the Degradation of SpunbondedPolypropylene Nonwoven with a Photoactivator in Mulched Organically Managed Zucchini

Authors: Bucki Piotr , Siwek Piotr, Domagała-Świątkiewicz Iwona, Puchalski Michał

An experiment with non-degradable and degradable soil mulching materials in zucchini cultivation was carried out in 2016 and 2017 in the organic field of the Vegetable Experimental Station, Agricultural University of Kraków. Two kinds of polypropylene...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5739
| Pages 55–60

Mechanical Properties of PETG Fibres and Their Usage in Carbon Fibres/Epoxy Composite Laminates

Authors: Latko-Durałek Paulina , Dydek Kamil , Golonko Emila , Boczkowska Anna

This paper reports on a melt-spinning process of glycol-modified poly(ethylene terephthalate) PETG and regranulate of PETG. The effect of the processing temperature and winding reel velocity on the diameters of fibres was examined. It was observed with a...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5740
| Pages 61–65

Analysis of the Nucleation Activity of Wood Fillers for Green Polymer Composites

Authors: Odalanowska Majka , Borysiak Sławomir

In this work, the surface of pine wood used as a filler in polypropylene/wood composites was successfully modified by the mercerization process. It is a very significant process because it removes low-molecular components, which improves  interactions...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5741
| Pages 66–72

Antimicrobial Activity of Monolayer and Multilayer Films Containing Polyhexamethylene Guanidine Sulphanilate

Authors: Gendaszewska Dorota , Szuster Lucjan, Wyrębska Łucja, Piotrowska Małgorzata

The aim of this study was to determine the antimicrobial properties of multilayer films containing a PHMG sulphanilate (polyhexamethylene guanidine sulphanilate). Three types of films were selected: monolayer and three-layer films (both containing biocide) and market...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5742
| Pages 73–78

Physico-Mechanical Performance Evaluation of Large Pore Synthetic Meshes with Different Textile Structures for Hernia Repair Applications

Authors: Liu Pengbi , Shao Hong , Chen Nan-Liang, Chen Nan-Liang, Jiang Jin-Hua, Jiang Jin-Hua

This paper studied the relationship between the textile structure of warp knitted hernia repair meshes and their physico-mechanical propertiesto solve the problem of  hernia patch application evaluation and clear the mechanism of hernia patch structure-performance for ...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5743
| Pages 79–86

Influence of the Structure of Footwear Upper and Lining Materials on Their Electrical Properties

Authors: Jankauskaite Virginija, Gulbiniene Ada, Kondratas Alvydas, Domskienė Jurgita , Urbelis Virginijus

Protective footwear for occupational use conducts static electricity through the upper, linings, insole and outsole into the ground. Footwear must be made from appropriate material to reduce the possibility of electrocution and other electricity-related incidents.In this...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5744
| Pages 87–92

Determination of Material Thicknesses in Protective Clothing for Firefighters

Authors: Korycki Ryszard

The basic protective clothing for firefighters does not contact the flame and provides a relatively short exposure time to heat flux of prescribed density. Simultaneously the structure is subjected to sweat diffusion from the skin. The problem is...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5745
| Pages 93–99

Analysis of Insole Material Impact on Comfort During Physical Exertion

Authors: Serweta Wioleta , Olejniczak Zbigniew , Woźniak Bogusław

Insole material is an important factor determining the hygienic properties of shoes. It has a significant impact on health and comfort while wearing them. In this paper, the authors describe a scenario of three insole materials: flank leather,...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0011.5746
| Pages 100–103

Development of a Mobile-Based Application Software Body Size Calculator

Authors: Utkun Emine, Yeşil Erkan , Ünal Nezla

Clothing fit is one of the important factors affecting consumers’ purchasing behaviour and clothing satisfaction. The aim of this study was to develop a mobile-based body size calculator program to compare standard mass production body measurements with female...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.5747
| Pages 104–107

Toxic Heavy Metal Ions and Metal-Complex Dyes Removal from Aqueous Solutions Using an Ion Exchanger and Titanium Dioxide

Authors: Wołowicz Anna , Wawrzkiewicz Monika , Hubicki Zbigniew

The aim of the study was to compare the removal efficiency of toxic heavy metal ions: chromium(VI), nickel(II) and copper(II) as well as metal-complex dyes from aqueous solution using Lewatite VPOC 1065 and AdsorbsiaTM As500. The point of...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0010.5748
| Pages 108–115

Impact of Humidity on Energy Absorption during Paper Tensile Test

Authors: Szewczyk Włodzimierz, Głowacki Krzysztof

The article analyses the effects of paper moisture content on energy absorbed during its tensile testing in the range of moisture equilibrium obtained during paper air conditioning at a temperature of 23 °C. To predict changes in breaking...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/12303666.1228194
| Pages 116–120

General Information


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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