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Dimensional Characteristics of Preshrink Resin Treated Spun Viscose Weft Knitted Fabrics
By :   J. C. Sakthivel and N. Anbumani 
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Abstract


The knitted fabric properties especially the dimensional characteristics are mainly influenced by the constituent fibres, yarn properties, knitting machine variables, processing and finishing treatments. Spun viscose knitted fabric is also susceptible for dimensional stability problems. In this paper, an attempt has been made to investigate the influence of pre shrink resin treatment on the dimensional characteristics of spun viscose knitted fabric especially single jersey structure. The 40 Ne spun viscose yarn has been knitted and the knitted fabrics is bleached, dyed and pre shrink resin treated. The influences of pre shrink resin on the weft knitted fabrics has been studied on repeated home laundering up to 25 wash cycles and various parameters of the knitted fabric are measured and analyzed. Pre shrink resin treated knitted fabrics exhibit minimum spirality variations and dimension changes compare than grey, bleached and dyed fabrics.


Keywords


Dimensional characteristics, Circular knitting machine, Pre shrink resin, Spun viscose yarn, Washing, Weft knitted fabric


Introduction


The manufacturing of the knitted fabric is always a challenge to the knitter. Weft Knitted fabrics are preferred as clothing materials in many kinds of application especially in under garments and easy care outer garments because of their outstanding comfort related qualities. Dimensional stability of the weft knitted fabrics has been one of the most discussed subjects in the textile industry as well as in research fields.


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Originally published in Journal of the Textile Association, July-Aug 2011.


About the Authors


The authors of the article are associated with Department of Textile Technology, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore.

 

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Published On Thursday, November 24, 2011
 
 
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