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Title: Heat and moisture transport in single jersey plated fabrics
Authors: Gupta, Deepti
Kothari, Vijay Kumar
Jhanji, Yamini
Keywords: Air permeability;Heat transport;Knit fabrics;Moisture transport;Single jersey fabric;Thermal comfort
Issue Date: Jun-2014
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Effect of yarn linear density in the inner and outer layer of single jersey plated knits on heat and moisture transport and air permeability of resultant fabrics has been studied. These three factors all together determine the comfort of the wearer. Statistical analysis indicates that thermal resistance of the fabric increases significantly with increase in yarn linear density. Fabrics knitted with finer yarns and higher loop lengths are more permeable to air and water vapor and are found to have lower values of thermal absorptivity, thereby making them more suitable for use during hot and humid conditions.
Page(s): 115-121
ISSN: 0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJFTR Vol.39(2) [June 2014]

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