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Issue 5 (143) / 2020

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General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Impact of Textile Industry Restructuring on the Financial Condition of Local Government Units for the Example of the Łódź Region in Poland

Authors: Hajdys Dagmara, Jabłońska Małgorzata , Ślebocka Magdalena

Technical, technological, IT and organisational progress is most evident in industry. In a situation where innovations are accompanied by structural and political changes, it is all about restructuring. In Poland, restructuring processes occurred most frequently in the...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2379
| Pages 8–19

Bridging the Effect of the Knowledge Spillover and Innovation Performance of Textile Companies: Evidence from Indonesia

Authors: Djulius Horas , Gyu Choi Won , Juanim Juanim , Ratnamiasih Ina , Santy Raeni Dwi

Most studies on knowledge spillover hypothesis testing are limited to its occurrence and impact on improving the productivity or performance of the recipient companies. In this study a model is constructed of how to use knowledge spillovers...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2380
| Pages 20–26

Non-Linear Impact of Textile and Clothing Manufacturing on Economic Growth: The Case of Top-Asian Economies

Authors: Hussain Hafezali Iqbal , Haseeb Muhammad , Kot Sebastian , Jermsittiparsert Kittisak

The potential contribution of the textile sector is not limited to the local economy but it also represents a country’s image in the global market. It carries the initial boom for most emerging nations in their journey towards...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2381
| Pages 27–36

Research and development

Natural Antioxidants as Multifunctional Additives for Polymeric Materials

Authors: Olejnik Olga, Masek Anna

The additional substances commonly used for polymeric materials mostly have a negative impact either on the natural environment or human health. Therefore, there is a need for replacing these compounds by more pro-ecological ones. In this paper, some natural...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2382
| Pages 37–43

Solar Absorption Index (SAI) as a Parameter to Assess the Coolness of Fabrics Exposed to Sunlight

Authors: Scipioni Marco, Silva Edmir A., Farahi Faramarz

Any textiles intended for outdoor usage, particularly in a hot climate with intense sunlight, must be designed and engineered to provide cooling comfort to the wearer. In the case of apparel, clothing creates a microclimate that helps the...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2383
| Pages 44–49

Thermal Comfort Properties of Bi-Layer Knitted Fabrics

Authors: Udaya Krithika S.M., Prakash C., Sampath M.B. , Senthil Kumar M.

Transmission of sensible and insensible perspiration is an important factor for fabric comfort. Improvement in the thermal comfort properties of knitted fabrics results in the achievement of fabric comfort. In this research, the thermal comfort properties...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2384
| Pages 50–55

Development and Investigation of a Textile Heating Element Ensuring Thermal Physiological Comfort

Authors: Padleckienė Ingrida , Stygienė Laimutė, Krauledas Sigitas

The aim of this research was to develop a flexible heating element and investigate its heating capability in simulated wearing conditions. Polyester silver (Ag)-plated yarns incorporated in the reverse side of the knitted structure were used to provide...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2385
| Pages 56–62

Mechanical Properties of Polylactide-Based Wrapping Films for the Food Industry

Authors: Pietrzyk Konrad , Szaraniec Barbara , Trzyniec Karolina , Popardowski Ernest

The aim of the work was to produce wrapping films made of biodegradable polymer PLA (polylactide) and its modification in the form of a polymer mixture with additions of aluminosilicate – montmorillonite and anti-bacterial concentrate – SilverBatch nanosilver,...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2386
| Pages 63–68

Influence of the Thickness of Graphene Coating on the Electromagnetical and Mechanical Properties of Double-Layer Coated Basalt Fibre Fabrics

Authors: Liu Yuanjun, Yang Yanfeng , Yang Zhanhua , Liu Yanyan, Su Ying, Niu Jiarong

A double-layer coated basalt fibre fabric was prepared using polyurethane as the matrix and applying coating technology to the basalt fibre fabric. The influence of the thickness of the graphene coating on the electromagnetic properties and mechanical properties...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2388
| Pages 69–74

Influence of Wave-Absorbing Functional Particles on the Electromagnetic Properties and Mechanical Properties of Coated Composites for Nickel Powders

Authors: Liu Yuanjun, Wang Yi, Wu Xiang , Zhang Lulu , Niu Jiarong

In this subject, a single-layer coated composite for nickel powders was prepared using PU2540 polyurethane as the matrix, nickel powder as the wave-absorbing functional particle, and coating technology on plain cotton fabric. The influence of wave-absorbing functional particles...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2389
| Pages 75–81

Electromagnetic Wave Absorbing Properties of Cotton Fabric with Carbon Nanotubes Coating

Authors: Lihua Zou , Jiahui Shen , Zhenzhen Xu , Fangtao Ruan , Yiping Qiu , Zhi Liu

In order to endow cotton fabric with the electromagnetic shielding property while preserving comfort and softness, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were coated onto NaOH pretreated fabrics via a binder-free dip-coating approach. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and Infrared spectroscopy...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2390
| Pages 82–90

Comparison of Textile Resistive Humidity Sensors Made by Sputtering, Printing
and Embroidery Techniques

Authors: Frydrysiak Michał

This paper presents various constructions of flexible textile humidity resistive sensor prototypes which can be used in textronic clothing applications and can be easily integrated with fabric. They can be also used as sensors applied to...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2391
| Pages 91–96

Functional Model of a Warp-Knitted Machine for Producing 3D Technical Knitted Fabrics

Authors: Michalak Andrzej, Mikołajczyk Zbigniew

The article describes the construction and testing of a functional model of an innovative warp – knitting machine for technical spatial knitted fabrics with an original structure. Design assumptions regarding the geometrical, kinematic and driving characteristics...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2393
| Pages 97–105

Evaluation of the Constancy of the Performance of Firefighters Suits

Authors: Cichecka Magdalena, Wilbik-Hałgas Bożena, Struszczyk Marcin H.

In the designing of advanced personal protection equipment, the problem related to the continuous loss of properties associated with functionality and safety over the course of its use, storage and cleaning cycles is rarely noticed. Products...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2394
| Pages 106–111

Process Qualification of the Individualization of Protective Clothing Design Based on 3D Scanning Technique

Authors: Grabowska Grażyna, Struszczyk Marcin H., Błaszczyk Joanna, Woźniakowska Małgorzata

The process of individualizing personal protective equipment (PPE) is aimed at achievingoptimal fit to the user’s body, thus maximizing comfort, especially when PPE is applied in critical conditions. The aim of the research was to confirm the possibility...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2395
| Pages 112–118

Comparison of Granulation Methods for Tannery Shavings

Authors: Ławińska Katarzyna , Modrzewski Remigiusz , Obraniak Andrzej

The work presents a comparison of methods of granulating waste – tannery shavings – from the leather industry. This waste is often used for the production of leather composites, but it creates a number of problems in transport and...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2396
| Pages 119–123

Woman’s Costume in the Territories of Poland during the Roman Period. Reconstruction Based on Finds
from Nowy Łowicz in Pomerania

Authors: Cybulska Maria

During archaeological excavations in Nowy Łowicz, Pomerania (Poland), in 1991, burial mound 55 with a woman’s grave was examined, in which numerous fragments of textiles, costume accessories and jewellery had been preserved. The work presents the results of...   more »

full text | references | Nr DOI: 10.5604/01.3001.0014.2397
| Pages 124–129


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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