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Issue 4 (69) / 2008

Title page       Contents

General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Consumer Approach to the Quality and Safety of Textile Products. Part I. Quality of Textile Products from the Point of View of Consumers

Authors: Salerno-Kochan Renata

This article analyses the issue of consumer perception of the quality of textile products. The hierarchy of characteristics perceived to be related to the quality of clothes and the relationship between them was examined. The results...   more »

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Research on the Effect of Different Marketing Strategies on the Workload of Knitting Machines, and Unit Costs

Authors: Güner Mücella G.

Marketing strategies have a direct effect on the target mass, production programs, production types, and consequently on the dispersion percentages of workflow types of machines. Establisment of workflow types is aimed at determining machine productivity and...   more »

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Research and development

Mathematical Modelling of Pneumatic Melt Spinning of Isotactic Polypropylene. Part I. Modelling of the Air Jet Dynamics

Authors: Zachara Andrzej , Lewandowski Zbigniew

In this series of publications, the process of nonwoven melt blowing of ultra-fine fibers is presented. The process starts in the dual slot die where two converging air jets draw the molten polymer stream. In the...   more »

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Effect of Process Parameters on the Twist of 100% Polyester OE Rotor Yarns

Authors: Palamutcu Sema, Kadoğlu Hüseyin

This work investigates the influence of rotor spinning process parameters on the twist difference values of 100% polyester rotor spun yarns. Eight different types of opening roller, four different types of polyester spun fibre, two levels...   more »

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Coherence Analysis of the Charasteristics of Wound Woolen Yarn Deformation

Authors: Radivojevic Dragan, Stamenkovic Miograd, Stepanovic Jovan, Trajković Dušan

In the winding process, on its way from the spinning tube to the bobbin, yarn was exposed to different influences that caused various tensions in different sectors. The increase in the tension force brought about a...   more »

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Hairiness Values of the Polyester/Viscose Ring-Spun Yarn Blends

Authors: Canoğlu Suat, Yukseloglu S. Muge

In this work, 0.133 - 0.166 tex and 38 mm of fiber length of polyester and viscose rovings of 591 tex (átex 8) were blended variously (polyester/viscose 35/65%; polyester/viscose 50/50%; polyester/viscose 65/35%; polyester 100% and viscose...   more »

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Sorption and Tensile Strength Properties of Selected Fibres of Cupric Alginate

Authors: Boguń Maciej, Mikołajczyk Teresa

A comparative analysis of the sorption properties, water retention and tensile strength properties of cupric alginate fibres obtained from polymers with different molecular weights was carried out. The fibres obtained were characterised by high sorption properties...   more »

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Investigation of Regenerated Bamboo Fibre and Yarn Characteristics

Authors: Erdumlu Nazan, Ozipek Bulent

This article presents general characteristics and current applications of regenerated bamboo fibre in the textile industry. In the experimental part of the study, 100% regenerated bamboo yarns of six different counts (11.8, 14.8, 16.4, 19.7, 24.6...   more »

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New Representation of the Fabric Weave Factor

Authors: Milašius Algirdas, Milašius Vytautas

To design woven fabrics and select the parameters of their structure, it is always necessary to evaluate the two dimensional matrix of the weave by one factor. In this artice possibilities of the employment of the...   more »

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Anisotropy of Woven Fabric Deformation after Stretching

Authors: Klevaityte Ramune, Masteikaite Vitalija

A garment should receive elongations and deformations of proper magnitude in various directions during its exploitation. It should also return to its previous shape. Elastane yarn extends the deformation possibilities of woven fabrics. The aim of...   more »

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Comparatýve Study of the Abrasion Resistance of Automobile Seat Covers

Authors: Pamuk Gülşah, Çeken Fatma

This work presents an experimental design for the evaluation of different types of behaviour of automobile seat cover fabrics after 10,000 rubs of abrasion. The fabrics used in this research were supplied from four different manufacturers...   more »

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Investigation into the Wetting Phenomenon of Terry Fabrics

Authors: Petrulyte Salvinija, Baltakyte Renata

This paper presents investigations into the wetting phenomenon of terry fabrics. Terry fabrics were manufactured using linen warp pile yarns. The high absorption ability of terry textile is acquired by increasing the capability of the moisture...   more »

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Objective Measurement of Tactile Sensitivity Related to a Feeling of Softness and Warmth

Authors: Mazzuchetti Giorgio, Demichelis Roberto, Bianchetto Songia, Michela , Rombaldoni Fabio

This study evaluates the possibility of using the mechanical properties of fabric measured by FAST instruments integrated with the thermal absorption measured by a Zweigle T675 Alambeta to predict the combination of primary handles connected to...   more »

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Estimating the Thermal Properties of Flat Products by a New Non-contact Method

Authors: Michalak Marina, Więcek Bogusław

A new non-contact method dedicated to identifying the mechanisms of heat transfer through a flat sample is described. The method consists in measuring the infrared radiation emitted from both sides of a flat sample at the...   more »

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Analysis of the Process of Pulling a Thread Through a Friction Barrier Considering the Non-uniformity of Visco-Elastic Properties of Yarns and Their Random Changes

Authors: Włodarczyk Bogdan, Kowalski Krzysztof

Textile technologies are characterised by zones in which threads are stretched between elements of different machines and working elements of the same machine on which the drawn threads are displaced. The length of these zones is...   more »

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Impact of Sewing Needle and Thread on the Technological Process of Sewing Knitwear

Authors: Ujević Darko, Rogale Dubravko, Kartal Muharem, Brlobašić Šajatović Blaženka

The selection of sewing needles, the fineness of sewing thread, relative air humidity, as well as the thickness and density of knitted fabric play a significant role in the technological process of sewing. Damage to knitted...   more »

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Analysis of Selected Organisational Systems of Sewing Teams

Authors: Zieliński Janusz

Using the team form of organisation for the clothing production process offers many possibilities. The form of processing organisation depends on the technical equipment and personnel qualifications. Thus, the question arises as to which organisational system...   more »

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NanEffect of SiO2 Nanoparticles on the Wear Resistance of Starch Films

Authors: Wu Min, Wang Yuan-Yuan, Wang Meng, Ge Ming-Qiao

Nanoparticles have been increasingly used to improve the properties of polymer materials. In this study, SiO2 nanoparticles were added to starch for sizing applications in the textile industry. The effects of the content of SiO2 nanoparticles...   more »

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Enzymatic Pre-Treatment of Cotton. Part 1. Desizing and Glucose Generation in Desizing Liquor

Authors: Aniş Pervin , Davulcu Asim , Eren Hüseyin Aksel

The objective of this study was to substitute cotton pretreatment chemicals with enzymes to create an environmentally friendly process for water and energy savings. In this study, enzyme selection and process optimisation was made in order...   more »

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Antibacterial and Catalytic Properties of Textiles with Modified Surfacesn in

Authors: Połowiński Stefan, Jantas Roman

This paper presents methods for the surface modification of cotton woven fabric and polypropylene non-woven in order to make them antibacterial. In the case of cotton fabric, its surface was functionalised with chloroacetate groups by means...   more »

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Characteristics of Bacterial Cellulose Obtained from Acetobacter Xylinum Culture for Application in Papermaking

Authors: Surma-Ślusarska Barbara, Presler Sebastian, Danielewicz Dariusz

In this paper, a method of cultivation and characteristics of obtained bacterial cellulose is presented. It was stated that the greatest increase in the weight of bacterial cellulose takes place after 7 - 8 days of...   more »

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Susceptibility of Deinked Waste Paper Mass to Peroxide Bleaching

Secondary fibres are valuable feedstock for the paper industry, constituting about one third of the total amount of raw materials used, which is due to favourable prices, when compared to primary fibrous pulp, and as a...   more »

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Determination of Poisson’s Ratio in the Plane of the Paper

Authors: Szewczyk Włodzimierz

Within the framework of research work carried out at the Institute of Papermaking and Printing, the Technical University of Łódź, Poisson’s ratios were determined in a paper plane. This feature presents a simple and easy method...   more »

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Evaluation of the Effect of Anti-Mite Fabric on the Well-Being of Patients with a Mite Allergy

Authors: Buczyłko Krzysztof, Chwała Cezary, Wagner Aneta

House dust mites are a major allergen responsible for chronic year-long allergic rhinitis and bronchial asthma. The avoidance and elimination of allergens from the house environment is a causal activity; however, the effectiveness of many available...   more »

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