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Issue 4 (142) / 2020

Title page       Contents

General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Export Competitiveness of Textile and Clothes of Western Balkan Countries

Authors: Corovic Enes, Gligorijevic Zivorad, Kostadinovic Ivana

The research orientation in this paper focuses on the analysis of changes in the competitiveness of the Western Balkan countries’ textile industry in the European Union market. The export orientation of these countries’ manufacturing industries and...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0927
| Pages 8–14

Strategy Development for the Turkish Ready-Made Garment Sector Using SWOT Analysis – Fuzzy TOPSIS Method

Authors: Ozbek Ahmet , Pabuccu Hakan , Esmer Yusuf

The aim of this study was to integrate SWOT analysis and the fuzzy TOPSIS method to develop a strategy for the Turkish RMG sector. SWOT analysis was used to determine the strengths &weaknesses and opportunities &...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0928
| Pages 15–22

Sustainable Apparel Product Design Methods: a Fashion Brand Company Case Study

Authors: Zheng Jing , Li Li, Gu Wen , Liu Gang Xiao

Fashion brand companies must fully consider all the three following aspects in apparel product design: perspectives, method and model (the key research questions proposed by this study), and practise in a sustainable way, with a focus...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0930
| Pages 23–33

Research and development

Diversity of Plant Biostimulants in Plant Growth Promotion and Stress Protection
in Crop and Fibrous Plants

Authors: Skwarek Monika , Nawrocka Justyna , Lasoń-Rydel Magdalena , Ławińska Katarzyna

Nowadays, farmers and entrepreneurs strive to obtain higher and better quality seeds and plant products containing fibre by providing plants with optimal growth conditions using agrotechnical methods such as crop rotation, enhancing soil quality and protection...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0931
| Pages 34–41

Chitin Fibre Formation by the Solution Blow Spinning Method, Using 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium Acetate Ionic Liquid as a Solvent

Authors: Gorzędowski Jeremiasz , Smiglak Marcin , Struszczyk Marcin H., Puchalski Michał, Krucińska Izabella

Chitin is the second most abundant polysaccharide on the Earth after cellulose, therefore there is a tangible need for finding new environmentally-friendly solvents for the manufacture of useful forms of that polymer. Ionic liquids have been...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0932
| Pages 42–48

Electrospinning of Fibres Using Mixed Compositions Based on Polyetherurethane and Hydrophylic Polymers for the Production of Membrane Material

Authors: Bokova Elena S., Kovalenko Grigory M. , Pawlowa Maria , Kapustin Ivan A. , Evsyukova Nataliya V. , Ivanov Leonid

In this paper, the possibility of obtaining micro- and nanofibres, as well as nonwoven materials from polyether-urethane solutions using the method of electrospinning, was studied. The conditions and formulation-technological factors for the production of nonwoven fibrous...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0933
| Pages 49–51

Study on the Structure and Properties of Continuous Basalt Fibres

Authors: Shi Feng-jun, Su Hang , Zhao Lei , Yu Xiuyan , Li Shengxian

The chemical composition, X-ray diffraction, thermal properties, flammability, mechanical properties and morphology of basalt fibres are investigated in this paper. Chemical analysis and energy dispersive X-ray fluorescence spectrometer experiments showed that basalt fibre is a kind...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0934
| Pages 52–56

Influence of the Needle Depth and Frequency on the Thermal Insulation Performance of Pre-Oxidised Fibre Felts

Authors: Zhao Xiaoming, Liu Yuanjun, Liang Tenglong , Zheng Zhenrong

In this paper, the influence of the needle depth and frequency on the thermal insulation performance of pre-oxidised fibre felts was mainly investigated. The results showed that pre-oxidised fibre felts of a needle depth of 8...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0936
| Pages 57–66

Antimicrobial Activity of Gloriosa superba, Cyperus rotundus and Pithecellobium dulce with Different Solvents

Authors: Gobalakrishnan Mariappan , Saravanan Dhandapani

Nowadays, antimicrobial finishing is a primary requirement for cotton apparel products. Many synthetic antimicrobial agents were used previously, but due to the non-ecofriendly nature of synthetic antimicrobial agents, natural herbal based antimicrobial agents are used these...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0937
| Pages 67–71

Permethrin Application on Polyamide and Polyamide-Polypropylene Knitted Fabrics

Authors: Wyrębska Łucja, Szuster Lucjan, Masłowska-Lipowicz Iwona , Ławińska Katarzyna , Jagiełło Jolanta

Innovative textile materials with insecticidal and repellent properties can be used in many areas of the textile industry (sportswear, children’s thermoactive clothing, combat uniforms, tents, sleeping bags, mosquito nets, protective clothing for foresters and hunters etc.)....   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0938
| Pages 72–75

Influence of Moisture Management Properties on Socks Made from Recycled Polyester, Virgin Cotton and its Blends

Authors: Vasanth Kumar D., Raja D.

The moisture management properties of socks made from recycled polyester, virgin cotton and its blends were studied and compared. As an outcome of this research, the OMMC (Overall Moisture Management Capacity) of socks produced from recycled...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0939
| Pages 76–81

Quality Assessment of Viscose Bamboo Fabrics Intended for Use Inside Children’s and Special Footwear

Authors: Alvarez Joanna, Ławińska Katarzyna , Falkiewicz-Dulik Michalina

The paper presents physico-mechanical and hygienic parameters testing results of fabrics manufactured from bamboo cellulose fibres (100%) and their combination with cotton fibres (50/50%), as well as treated with: anti-pilling finish, anti-pilling and anti-shrinking finish, and...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0940
| Pages 82–88

Research on the Possibilities of Polymer Textile Applications as Footwear Packages to Improve Health Properties

Authors: Serweta Wioleta , Wójcik Justyna , Matusiak Małgorzata, Ławińska Katarzyna , Szałek Beata

In this paper, the authors focused on the examination of the possibility of polymer material applications as upper footwear elements in order to improve the functional properties, which are transposed to the hygienic comfort conditions. The...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0941
| Pages 89–94

Specialised Clothing for Firefighters in Poland – a Comparison of the Latest Set with the One Currently Used

Authors: Młynarczyk Magdalena, Zielińska Katarzyna

Specialist clothing for firefighters must comply with a number of various standards in terms of e.g. water vapour resistance. The use of different materials and constructional solutions may affect the results of thermal parameters of the clothing. A search...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0942
| Pages 95–100

Evaluation of Clothing Comfort Properties Using the Cycloergometer Test

Authors: Witkowska Beata, Jasińska Izabela

The aim of study was to present an evaluation of sports underwear under different conditions and applying two measurement techniques. The test was performed on a ergometer simulating real conditions of wearing clothes. Moreover, the material...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.0943
| Pages 101–106


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