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Title: Quality characteristics of tasar (tussah) silk yarn
Authors: Chattopadhyay, R
Das, Subrata
Gulrajani, M L
Sen, Kushal
Keywords: Antheraea mylitta D.;Brin;Organzine;Tasar silk;Tram
Issue Date: Sep-1995
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: Four commercially available tasar silk yarns have been characterized on the basis of physical and mechanical properties. Machine-reeled and organzine (double-twisted) yarns show the highest and lowest value of evenness respectively. Neps contribute maximum towards imperfections in comparison to thick and thin places. Though the tenacity values of brin are almost similar for all the yarns, the changes occur when the brins are converted into yarn. The yarns are more extensible than brins. The modulii of the brins are always higher than those of the corresponding yarns. All tasar yarns show rectangular cross-section of brin.
Page(s): 128-135
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/32312
ISSN: 0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJFTR Vol.20(3) [September 1995]

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