Indian Journal of Fibre & Textile Research

www.niscair.res.in; http://nopr.niscair.res.in

VOLUME 35

NUMBER 1

MARCH 2010

CODEN: IJFRET

 

ISSN: 0971-0426 (Print); 0975-1025 (Online)

 

CONTENTS 


Plasma induced graft polymerization of acrylic acid onto poly(ethylene terephthalate) monofilament

      Bhuvanesh Gupta, Ankita Srivastava, Navdeep Grover & Shalini Saxena

 

9

Studies on fibre openness using image analysis technique

      Dipayan Das, S M Ishtiaque & Pankaj Mishra

 

15

Effect of spinning conditions on mechanical and performance characteristics of cotton ring- and

compact-spun yarns

      G K Tyagi, Manik Bhowmick, S Bhattacharyya & R Kumar

 

21

Study on physiological comfort of fabrics made up of structurally modified friction-spun yarns:

PartI – Vapour transmission

      K V P Singh, A Chatterjee & A Das

 

31

Thermal insulation, compression and air permeability of polyester needle-punched nonwoven

      Sanjoy Debnath & M Madhusoothanan

 

38

Study of cotton ring- and compact-spun yarn fabrics: Part I –Effects of spinning variables on

hand-related characteristics

      G K Tyagi, S Bhattacharyya, M Bhowmick & R Narang

 

45

antibacterial finish for cotton fabric from herbal products

      M P Sathianarayanan, N V Bhat, S S Kokate & V E Walunj

 

50

Synthesis of spray dried polyvinyl pyrrolidone coated silver nanopowder and its application on wool

and cotton for microbial resistance

      A S M Raja, G Thilagavathi & T Kannaian

59

 

 

Short Communications

 

Design of sewing thread tension measuring device

      A N Sai Krishnan & L Ashok Kumar

 

65

Effect of silicone nano-emulsion softener on physical properties of cotton fabric

      D P Chattopadhyay & D D Vyas

68

 

 

A novel method for scouring textile cotton

      Meena Sharma & R P Nachane

 

72

Review Articles

 

Soft computing in textiles

      R Guruprasad & B K Behera

 

75

Recent innovations in loom shedding mechanisms

      N Gokarneshan, N Jegadeesan & P Dhanapal

85