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Issue 4 (136) / 2019

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Editor letter
General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Prediction of Developments in the Textile and Clothing Industry in Slovakia by Selected Indicators of Financial Analysis

Authors: Csikósová Adriana , Janošková Mária , Čulková Katarína

The textile and clothing industry in Europe can be considered as a not profitable sector. The goal of the contribution is an evaluation of selected indicators of financial analysis, credit score and bankruptcy models as well as...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.0714
| Pages 9–16

Breast Pain and Sports Bra Usage Reported by Chinese Women: Why Sports Bra Education Programs are Needed in China

Authors: Chen Xiaona , Wang Jianping , Wang Yanzhen , Gho Sheridan A., Steele Julie R.

This study aimed to evaluate breast pain and sports bra usage reported by Chinese women and to analyse whether they were affected by age, education, occupation, income or breast size. Four hundred and four Chinese women...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1815
| Pages 17–22

Country-Specific Determinants of Intra-Industry Trade in Clothing and Footwear between Poland and European Union Countries

Authors: Łapińska Justyna, Kądzielawski Grzegorz, Dziuba Radosław

The present study investigated the country-specific determinants of intra-industry trade between Poland and its European Union trading partners in clothing and footwear during the time period 2004-2017. The econometric model for panel data was used to identify the factors...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1816
| Pages 23–28

Research and development

Changes in the Specific Charge Amount on the Surface of Cotton Fibres during the Alkali Pre-treatment Process

Authors: Pruś Stanislaw , Kulpiński Piotr, Matyjas-Zgondek Edyta

The aim of the pre-treatment process is to prepare cotton fabrics for subsequent technological operations, which are, in the majority, carried out in aqueous solutions. The pre-treatment processes modify, to some extent, the properties of cotton, resulting in...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1817
| Pages 30–37

Isolation of α-tocopherol from Cotton Cosmetotextiles

Authors: Matijević Iva , Pušić Tanja, Bischof Vukušić Sandra

Cotton fabrics were treated with cosmetic substances based on α-tocopherol and cyclodextrine. Isolation of α-tocopherol from cotton cosmetotextiles was performed using three different techniques: stirring, Soxhlet and microwave extraction. High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) was optimised and applied for...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1818
| Pages 38–42

Functional Design of Supportive Men’s Underwear with a Microbial Barrier

Authors: Bogović Slavica , Rogina-Car Beti , Bogović Dario

A functional modelling of supportive clothing is proposed in this paper. Body forms and 
measures were analysed. The digitisation of the human body was performed by 3D scanning, and based on point clouds measurements were taken. and...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.0855
| Pages 43–49

Influence of Aging Factors on the Properties of Aerogels with Different Degrees of Granulation

Authors: Greszta Agnieszka , Krzemińska Sylwia , Okrasa Małgorzata

Aerogels are distinguished by their low density and thermal conductivity, which predisposes them for application in materials against extremely low or high temperature. Aerogel resistance to aging factors such as moisture, high temperature and thermal radiation was studied. Aerogel...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1386
| Pages 50–58

Coating of Seeds with Collagen Hydrolysates from Leather Waste

Authors: Ławińska Katarzyna , Lasoń-Rydel Magdalena , Gendaszewska Dorota , Grzesiak Edyta, Sieczyńska Katarzyna , Gaidau Carmen , Epure Doru-Gabriel , Obraniak Andrzej

The subject of this paper is improvement in the growth and yield of three different types of legumes and rape in drought conditions by coating seeds with hydrolysed collagen from tanning waste. In addition, the impact of various...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1819
| Pages 59–64

Fabrication of High Nano-ZnO Doped with Boric Acid Assembled on Cotton Fabric with Flame Retardant Properties

Authors: Ling Chao , Guo Lamei , Guo Lamei

In this study, an attempt was made to investigate the flame retardancy of cotton fabrics coated with a high nano-ZnO content. Via a simply method in situ, a novel ZnO/cotton composite can be fabricated with a high proportion...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1820
| Pages 65–70

Removal of Acid Red 27, Reactive Black 5 and Acid Green 16 from Aqueous Solutions using Potassium Ferrate(VI)

Authors: Thomas Maciej , Kliś Simona , Barbusiński Krzysztof , Chyc Marek

The article presents the possibility of using potassium ferrate(VI) (K2FeO4) to remove dyes (Acid Red 27, Reactive Black 5, Acid Green 16) belonging to the single azo, double azo and triarylmethane classes from aqueous solutions with an initial...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1821
| Pages 71–75

Determination of Energy Absorption on Seat Regions of Footwear for the Obese

Authors: Mathivanan Selvaraj , Mohan Ranganathan , Balachander Palanisami

Ideal footwear with a design configuration is necessitated as a tool of rehabilitation to render therapeutic benefits, especially for obese individuals who are experiencing greater risk during locomotion. Energy absorption is found to depend on variables like heel...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1822
| Pages 76–80

Research on Optimising the Insulation of Footwear Materials Using Statistical Methods

Authors: Serweta Wioleta , Matusiak Małgorzata, Ławińska Katarzyna

In this paper, the results of research on the thermal insulation properties of textile and leather materials are presented. These materials were used in order to develop innovative footwear upper combinations with higher hygienic properties. Outer leather materials...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1823
| Pages 81–87

Effect of Gamma Radiation on the Mechanical Properties of Natural Fabric Reinforced Polyester Composites

Authors: Motaleb K.Z.M. Abdul , Islam Md Shariful , Milašius Rimvydas

Two types of composites: (1) pineapple fabric reinforced polyester resin (pineapple/PR) and (2) jute fabric reinforced polyester resin (jute/PR) were prepared and the mechanical properties investigated for various gamma radiation doses ranging from 100-500 krad. Properties like tensile strength,...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1824
| Pages 88–93

Study of the Flexural Behaviour of Warp Knitted Reinforced Ferrocement Composites

Authors: Paramasivam S. , Rameshkumar M. , Malathy R. , Prakash C.

This paper presents the effect of warp knit textile reinforcement in ferrocement laminates. In general, steel wire mesh is used as ferrocement reinforcement, which is often known aschicken mesh. The need for the replacement of steel mesh...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1825
| Pages 94–101

Knitted Meshes for Reinforcing Building Composites

Authors: Mikołajczyk Zbigniew, Pieklak Katarzyna, Roszak Aleksandra

Modern technical textiles, including knitted fabrics, are widely used in the construction industry. Regarding textiles in concrete reinforcement, methods based on shredded fibres, meshes, reinforcing mats, woven textiles and knitted DOS tapes are frequently used as underlays of concrete...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1826
| Pages 102–111

Evaluation of the Thermal Stability of Keratin Fibres as a Component of Spun-Bonded Nonwovens for the Manufacture of Thermoset Bio-based Composites

Authors: Wrześniewska-Tosik Krystyna, Wesołowska Ewa, Ryszkowska Joanna, Montes Sarah , Mik Tomasz, Kowalewski Tomasz, Kudra Michał

The possibility of using animal wastes in the form of feathers for the production of various types of composites is an extremely original concept, opening to researchers a wide field for experiments and interdisciplinary scientific research. This article...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0013.1827
| Pages 112–121

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