What is Thermal Clothing?

The term “Thermal clothing” is using in the trade for last few years. The term “Thermal” is used for different clothing. This means the clothing, which feels cool in worm weather and worm in cool weather when worn. The basic properties of those clothing depends on their thickness, air permeability and wicking properties. Wool and […]

Determination of Colorfastness to Perspiration in ISO Method

Colorfastness to Perspiration The garments which come into contact with the body reference where perspiration is heavy (like neck, underarm, etc.) may suffer from local severe discoloration. The resistance to color of textile against the discoloration effect of acidic or alkaline perspiration is the colorfastness to perspiration. Instruments and Materials Needed for Perspiration Test Acrylic […]

Working Principle of Stenter Machine

Stenter machine is not only a dryer but also used for many other purposes. Here knitted and woven fabric in open width form is treated. This multipurpose machine is used for the following purposes: Drying Heat setting Width control Curing Finishing chemical application Selvedge printing Uniform moisture control for pad batch dyeing Loop control Weft […]

Maintenance of Dyeing Machinery

The following features must be provided to run up a dyeing machine: It should provide sufficient movement for the liquor, dyeing to penetrate uniformly into every points of textile material. The machine must be constructed of such metal which will stay prolonged boiling, acid, alkali solution and other chemicals. The heating arrangement must maintain a […]

Properties of Acrylic Fibre

Acrylic fibre is the most popular among the synthetic fibres. It contains about 85% acrylonitrile units. It is generated from hydrogen, cyanide, acetylene and petroleum. Top Properties of Acrylic Fibre The main properties of acrylic fibres may be described as follows: Length The length of the acrylic fibre can be controlled. That means, it may […]

Common Defects in Blowroom Laps

With the evolution of the new concept of “Zero defects”, there is growing concern in the mills to control defects at every stage of manufacture. Lap defects can in the long run result in yarn defects, thus ultimately reducing the sale value of yarn. It is in this context that an understanding of the types […]

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