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Issue 1 (84) / 2011

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General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Study of Changes in the Production Process for Short-Life Cycle Goods

Authors: Grandys Ewa

Production management has to react to changing exogenous and endogenous factors. A method called the Production Process Control Tree (PPCT) was developed to control the production process and analyse its changes. e method’s name refers to...   more »

full text | Pages 8–11

Logistics as a Competitive Strategy Analysis of the Clothing Industry in Terms of Logistics

Authors: Eryuruk Selin Hanife , Kalaoğlu Fatma, Baskak Murat

The clothing industry is one of the most competitive and highly value-added sectors in the world; however, in recent years the industry has suffered difficult times. Logistics is a very important strategy to gain competitive advantages...   more »

full text | Pages 12–17

Research and development

New Commercial Fibres Called ‘Bamboo Fibres’ – Their Structure and Properties

Authors: Lipp-Symonowicz Barbara, Sztajnowski Sławomir , Wojciechowska Dorota

Bamboo fibres are gaining more and more attention on the world market. Producers claim that their products are made from natural, ecological material of many exceptional properties characteristic for natural bamboo fibres. There are many obscurities...   more »

full text | Pages 18–23

Modification of PA 6 Fibres with Bentonite, Cloisite and Concentrates (Copolyamide + Bentonite)

Authors: Kristofič Michal, Ujhelyiová Anna, Vassová Iveta

This contribution outlines the preparation and properties of PA 6 fibres modified with two types of montmorillonite - organophilic Bentonite 11958 or Cloisite 15A alone, as well as with concentrates consisting of copolyamides and Bentonite. The...   more »

full text | Pages 24–29

Model of the Yarn Twist Propagation in Compact Spinning with a Pneumatic Groove

Authors: Zou ZhuanYong, Zou ZhuanYong, Guo YuFeng, Zheng ShaoMing , Cheng Long-Di , Liu ShiRui

Compact spinning with a pneumatic groove utilises the transverse air force and mechanical force of the pneumatic groove to condense the fibre bundle in order to eliminate the spinning triangle. This paper analyses the twist resistance...   more »

full text | Pages 30–33

Tenacity of Cotton Yarns Joined During the Rewinding Process

Authors: Rutkowski Jacek

Great technological progress and the automation of spinning processes have caused that machines, most often arranged in streamlines, work better and more efficiently. However, in spite of this advanced progress, it is impossible to produce yarns...   more »

full text | Pages 34–36

Comparison of the Properties of a Cotton Package Made of Vortex (MVS) and Open-End Rotor Yarns

Authors: Özdemir Halil, Ogulata R. Tugrul

In this study, the effects of the different structures and properties of yarns produced with vortex and open-end (rotor) spinning systems on the colour efficiency of package dyeing were investigated. For this purpose, 100% combed open-end...   more »

full text | Pages 37–42

Automated Vision System for Recognising Lycra Spandex Defects

Authors: Su Te-Li

Fabric defect detection and classification plays a very important role in the automatic detection process for fabrics. This paper refers to the seven commonly seen defects of lycra spandex: laddering, end-out, hole, oil spot, dye stain,...   more »

full text | Pages 43–46

Measurements of the Volume and Surface Resistance of Textile Materials

Authors: Kacprzyk Ryszard

A lot of standards describe resistance and resistivity measurement methods appropriate for a particular material or product. In the case of textile materials, some evolution has occurred in both the definitions and measurement techniques in the...   more »

full text | Pages 47–49

Study of Electric Fields in Fabric Surroundings

Authors: Kacprzyk Ryszard

In this paper, research into potential distributions acquired during the tribo-electrification of fabrics is presented. It was shown that fabrics with non-uniform field distributions, including those made of natural fibres, can generate strong alternating fields in...   more »

full text | Pages 50–54

Modelling of the Temperature Field within Knitted Fur Fabrics

Authors: Korycki Ryszard, Więzowska Anna

Knitted fur fabrics can be analysed as a textile composite made of two layers (a plait layer and a pile layer).The basic geometrical parameter is the relative cover i.e. the surface fraction of fibres, determined according...   more »

full text | Pages 55–59

Effect of Accelerated Ageing Conditions on the Degradation Process of Dyneema® Polyethylene Composites

Authors: Fejdyś Marzena, Łandwijt Marcin, Struszczyk Marcin H.

This research work concerned testing the effect of ageing processes (real-time and accelerated ) on the usage properties and safety of ballistic inserts made of a polyethylene sheet called Dyneema® UD SB21 (for soft ballistic inserts)....   more »

full text | Pages 60–65

Fabrication of Bioactive Carbon Nonwovens for Bone Tissue Regeneration

Authors: Rajzer Izabella, Grzybowska-Pietras Joanna, Janicki Jarosław

The aim of tissue engineering is to repair or replace the function of defective or damaged tissue. One of the key factors is the creation of a scaffold as an artificial extracellular matrix (ECM) for cellular...   more »

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Effect of Antimicrobial Air Filter Treatment on Bacterial Survival

Authors: Miaśkiewicz-Peska Ewa, Łebkowska Maria

Woven air filters made of polypropylene were examined for bacterial survival. The test strains belonged to gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. An antimicrobial agent, silver nitrate (AgNO3), was added to the filtering material after the production cycle and tested...   more »

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Possibility of the Application of Low Temperature Plasma for the Deposition of a Polypyrrole Insulating Layer to Construct a Textile-Based Organic Field Effect Transistor

Authors: Krucińska Izabella, Urbaniak–Domagała Wiesława, Skoneczna Magdalena, Cosseddu Piero, Cosseddu Piero, Bonfiglio Annalisa, Bonfiglio Annalisa

The aim of the study was to demonstrate the idea of using the low temperature plasma technique for depositing a thin flexible polypyrrole insulating layer on a Cu monofilament, which plays the role of the gate...   more »

full text | Pages 78–83

Oxygen Delignification and Bleaching of Industrial Hemp Pulps

Authors: Danielewicz Dariusz, Surma-Ślusarska Barbara

The oxygen delignification of unbleached kraft pulps produced from industrial hemp stalks and hemp ‘wood’ was studied, as well as the susceptibility of such pulps to bleaching. Hemp stalk and wood pulp showed comparable susceptibility to...   more »

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Press Felts Coated with Electrospun Nanofibres

Authors: Hakala Tomi, Heikkilä Pirjo

Press felt specimens were coated with nanofibres using the electrospinning process. The coating weight of the nanofibre layer and the spinning distance were varied in order to study the homogeneity and coverage of the nanofibre web....   more »

full text | Pages 89–93

Fibre & Textile Art

Materials and Techniques Used by Artists – the Participants of the International Triennial of Tapestry in Łódź

Authors: Cygan Włodzimierz

The author of this article makes an attempt to follow trends in the materials and techniques of artists from information inserted in exhibition catalogues, as well as the actual state which could be verified during fibre...   more »

full text | Pages 94–99


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