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Title: Determination of handle of knitted fabrics using an objective measuring technique
Authors: Hasani, H
Keywords: Fabric handle;Knitted fabric;Mechanical properties;Pulling-through method;Surface properties
Issue Date: Sep-2009
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: An objective approach to assess the handle of various knitted fabrics has been made by analyzing the force-displacement curves. In comparison to the conventional pulling-through method, a rounded sample is pulled through a hole and from the space between two horizontal plates and the required pulling force is measured with respect to the displacement of specimen, recorded as a force-displacement curve. The results of the correlation test show that the features of the pulling-through curves associate with all mechanical and surface properties, except fabric thickness and compression energy. For this reason, a combination of the features selected from pulling-through curve and the parameters, which reflect the compression properties and thickness of all kinds of fabrics, is recommended
Page(s): 245-252
ISSN: 0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJFTR Vol.34(3) [September 2009]

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