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|Title:||Influence of draw-off nozzle profile on bulk and related properties of acrylic-cotton OE rotor-spun yarns|
|Authors:||Tyagi, G K|
|Keywords:||Acrylic-cotton yarn;Draw-off nozzle;Flexural rigidity;Knot strength ratio;Loop strength ratio;Rotor-spun yarn;Yarn bulk|
|Abstract:||The knitting potential of acrylic-cotton OE rotor-spun yarns has been assessed. The knot strength ratio and loop strength ratio have been used as important factors in evaluating the knittability. Both the ratios increase with the increase in acrylic content and exceed the performance requirement limit for knitting. The knittability of acrylic-majority yarns is superior to that of cotton-majority yarns, although the acrylic- majority yarns are more stiffer. Additional advantages of acrylic-majority yarns are their lower twist liveliness, higher elongation, higher bulk and lower hairiness.|
|ISSN:||0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)|
|Appears in Collections:||IJFTR Vol.28(3) [September 2003]|
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