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Title: Comfort properties of non-conventional light weight worsted suiting fabrics
Authors: Behera, B K
Mishra, Rajesh
Keywords: Air permeability
Fabric handle
Thermal insulation
Water vapour permeability
Worsted suitings
Issue Date: Mar-2007
Publisher: CSIR
IPC CodeInt. Cl.⁸ D03D
Abstract: Mechanical and thermal comfort aspects of fabrics produced from some non-conventional blends and light weight constructions have been examined. Single yarn woven worsted suiting fabrics show better physical as well as physiological comfort-related properties. Among various natural fibre based worsted suiting fabrics, the linen blend proves to be most suitable with respect to mechanical comfort. Wool and wool:silk blends provide very good transmission properties. Fabrics produced from single worsted yarns are found to be superior to those of the equivalent 2-ply yarns as regards to both mechanical and thermal comforts.
Page(s): 72-79
ISSN: 0971-0426
Source:IJFTR Vol.32(1) [March 2007]

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