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Issue 5 (88) / 2011

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General problems of the fibre and textile industries

Cooperative Relations in Internationalisation: Practical Management Orientation in Textile and Clothing Enterprises

Authors: Patora-Wysocka Zofia

The issue discussed in this paper is one of the more complex constructs. While the internationalisation of textile and clothing enterprises is clearly part of the pragmatic context of management, there is also a need to define it...   more »

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Clusters and Competitive Ability of Small and Medium Enterprises in the Textile and Clothing Industry: Serbian Economy Review

Authors: Đorđević Dejan, Ćoćkalo Dragan, Urošević Snežana, Đekić Vera

 The merging of companies is becoming a new way of acquiring a competition advantage on the international market. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are generators of economic development in every market economy. Management in small and medium companies is...   more »

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Logistics Centre Design for the Turkish Clothing Industry

Authors: Eryuruk Selin Hanife , Kalaoğlu Fatma, Baskak Murat

Global expansion is the key to success for many firms and an effective logistics system is essential to the success of a global marketing effort. Developing a successful logistics strategy depends on the company’s individual supply chain...   more »

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Research and development

Ability of a Cellobiohydrolase I+II Mixture and Endoglucanase of the Trichoderma reesei Strain to Change Lyocell Fibres

Authors: Oztruk Bahar Hale, Ehrhardt Analise, Ehrhardt Analise, Vu-Manh Hai, Vu-Manh Hai, Oksanen Tarja, Široká Barbora, Suurnakki Anna, Bechtold Thomas

Lyocell fibers were treated for 24 h with two different types of cellulase enzymes, endoglucanase (EG) and a mixture of cellobiohydrolases (CBH I+II) from the Trichoderma reesei strain. After treating the fibers with 0.5 and 2...   more »

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Coating of Core Yarn. An Alternative Method of Decreasing the Strip-back Phenomenon of Core-spun Yarns cotton covered nylon-core

Authors: Shanbeh Mohsen, Baghaei Behnaz, Algaba Ines M., Tabibi Abbas

This paper describes a new and simple method of decreasing the strip-back phenomenon of core-spun yarns. In the method proposed, before the production of these yarns, the core part was coated with a Methyl Methacrylate (MMA)...   more »

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Research Methods for the Dynamic Properties of Textiles

Authors: Tumajer Petr, Ursíny Petr, Bílek Martin, Moučková Eva

This paper is concerned with a theoretical description of the dynamic properties of textiles and their experimental analysis. In the theoretical section of the paper, the dynamic properties of textiles are described based on rheological models. To describe...   more »

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Influence of the Construction of a Four-Axial Fabric on Its Properties

Authors: Snycerski Marek, Frontczak-Wasiak Izabela, Balcerzak Marcin

The article focuses on the influence of the construction of a multi-axial fabric on the surface fabric cover. Using the example of four-axial fabrics, it presents some methods of designing fully covered fabrics with numerous overlaying thread...   more »

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Influence of the Structure of Woven Fabrics on Their Thermal Insulation Properties

Authors: Matusiak Małgorzata, Sikorski Krzysztof

In the present work, fabrics of intentionally changed structure were measured in the range of their basic structural parameters and thermal insulation properties. Cotton woven fabrics of different weaves, linear densities of the weft and different...   more »

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Tensile and Tearing Properties of Newly Developed Structural Denim Fabrics after Abrasion

Authors: Bilisik A. Kadir, Yolacan Gaye

The aim of this study was to assess the tensile and tearing properties of newly developed structural denim fabrics after an abrasion load and to compare them with those of traditional denim fabric. The fabrics developed...   more »

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Influence of the Weave Factor on the Character of Fabric Wicking Measured by a Multiple Probe Vertical Wicking Tester done by hand. Free access to a

Authors: Ramesh Babu V. , Koushik C. V., Lakshmikantha C. B., Subramaniam Venkatraman

Various factors such as the raw material of fibre, its linear density, thread density, fabric construction, finish and even the weave type of fabric influence fabric wickability. In this article, the influence of fabric weave, expressed...   more »

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Influence of Weave Type and Weft Density on Worsted Fabric Pilling

Authors: Lohrasbi Farshad, Ghahi Jalal Mokhtari, Yazdanshenas M. E.

Pilling in textiles has been one of the most significant areas which many researchers, such as Cook, have investigated. In this study, we analysed the pilling of several samples of worsted fabrics:...   more »

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Research of Textile Electrodes for Electrotheraphy

Authors: Zięba Janusz, Frydrysiak Michał, Tokarska Magdalena

A textile electrode, which can be used for medicinal applications, especially in electrotherapy, can be an example of a textronic product. This paper presents initial research on textile electroconductive materials which can...   more »

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Assessing the Signal Quality of an Ultrasonic Sensor on Different Conductive Yarns Used as Transmission Lines

Authors: Kursun-Bahadir Senem , Kursun-Bahadir Senem , Koncar Vladan, Kalaoğlu Fatma, Cristian Irina

The field of electronic textiles is still relatively new and extending due to technology miniaturisation. In this article, the integration of an ultrasonic sensor into a textile structure was realised and analysed...   more »

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Comparative Study of the Quality Parameters of Knitted Fabrics Produced from Sirospun, Single and Two-ply Yarns twist multiplier on the properties

Authors: Kireçci Ali, Kaynak Hatice Kubra, Ince Mehmet Erdem


This study aimed to examine the quality parameters of knitted fabrics produced from sirospun, single and two-ply yarns. To achieve this, knitted fabrics were produced from these yarns with yarn numbers of 29.5 tex,...   more »

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Influence of Knitting Parameters on the Mechanical Properties of Plain Jersey Weft Knitted Fabricsk

Authors: Fatkić Edin, Geršak Jelka, Ujević Darko

The contribution deals with the influence of selected knitting parameters and the relaxation period on the structure and mechanical properties of plain jersey weft knitted fabrics made of cotton and elastane yarns....   more »

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Ultra-Light Knitted Structures for Application in Urologinecology and General Surgery – Optimisation of Structure in the Aspect of Physical Parameters

Authors: Struszczyk Marcin H., Gutowska Agnieszka, Kowalski Krzysztof, Kopias Kazimierz, Pałys Beata, Komisarczyk Agnieszka, Krucińska Izabella

The biomimetic properties of implants are the most important aspects of their long-term clinical performance and safety. The gynecological as well as general surgery procedures of soft tissue defect reconstructions require the...   more »

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Strength Tests of 3D Warp-Knitted Composites with the Use of the Thermovision Technique

Authors: Pieklak Katarzyna, Mikołajczyk Zbigniew

The article presents the results of strength tests of thin-walled composite beams carried out with the use of the thermovision technique. During a beam bending test performed in a four-point support system...   more »

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Development of a Prototype Pattern Based on the 3D Surface Flattening Method for MTM Garment Productiond

Authors: Yang Yun-Chu, Zou Feng-Yuan, Li Zhong, Ji Xiao-Fen, Chen Min-Zhi

 The purpose of this paper was to develop an individual prototype garment pattern based on  3D body scanning data. Firstly, the cross-sections of scanning data were preprocessed by three methods, including re-sampling, symmetrising and...   more »

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Modelling of Transient Heat Transfer within Bounded Seams

Authors: Korycki Ryszard

The heat transfer within seams bounded by a thermowelding machine is analysed as a transient problem, i.e. time- and space-dependent. The physical model determines a multilayer textile composite made of connected fabrics...   more »

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Effect of Mechanical Factors on the Protective Parameters of Textile Elements in Personal Equipment Protecting Against Falls from a Height

Authors: Baszczyński Krzysztof, Jachowicz Marcin

Assurance of consistent protective parameters throughout the whole period of use is one of the more important problems associated with personal equipment containing textile elements that protects against falls from a height. The...   more »

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Spectrophotometric Colour Matching in Melange Fibre Blends

Authors: Sabir Emel Ceyhun, Yeşil Yalçin

Colour effect is obtained from mixing different coloured fibres before the blend. In the production of mélange colored textile materials, the incorrect prediction of fibre colors, which will provide the mélange colour...   more »

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Sizing Effect on Wet-Pneumatic Spliced Denim Yarn Performance|

Authors: Jaouachi Boubaker, Ben Hassen Mohamed, Sakli Faouzi

In this study, the mechanical behaviour of parent as well as wet spliced cotton denim yarns were compared before and after sizing in order to evaluate the sizing contribution and to predict...   more »

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Dyeing Kinetics of Vinylon Modified with β-Cyclodextrin

Authors: Lu Ming, Lu Ming, Liu Yi-Ping

In this paper, dyeing experiments were performed on vinylon modified with β-cyclodextrin using a reactive dye. The kinetics of the dyeing process for vinylon modified with β-cyclodextrin was researched by measuring the...   more »

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