Monthly Archives: April 2013

Fibre Testing Overview and Types of Fiber Test

Apr 20, 2013 |

Fibre Testing Fibre Testing There are two types of methods that are used for fiber identification – the nontechnical Fiber Testing and the technical Fiber Testing. The nontechnical Fiber Testing include the feeling test and the burn test. The technical Fiber Testing include microscope test and chemical test. The technical Fiber Testing for fiber identification […more]

Textile Processing – Mercerizing, Calendering

Apr 20, 2013 |

Textile Processing Textile processing is one of the important industries related with textile manufacturing operations. This industry has a long history that begins with Indigo dyeing a natural color, derived from a plant. Textile Processing includes Desizing, Scouring, Bleaching, Mercerizing, Singeing, Raising, Calendering, Shrinking, Dyeing, Printing. Textile processing is a general term that covers right […more]

Yarn Twist Overview, Yarn Twists Effect on Yarn

Apr 20, 2013 |

Yarn Twist Yarn Twist is defined as the spiral disposition of the components of yarn, which is generally expressed as the number of turns per unit length of yarn, e.g turns per inch, turns per meter, etc. Yarn Twist is needed in yarn to hold the fibres together, and is added in both the spinning […more]

Woven Geotextiles, Woven Geotextile Applications

Apr 20, 2013 |

Woven Geotextiles Woven Geotextiles demonstrate greater CBR Push through resistance, greater tensile strength. Most geotextiles used in civil engineering applications, including the Polybrane range of geotextiles, are manufactured from polyproplene. Polypropylene can be modified to enhance the characteristics of the geotextile, but the main reason that Polybrane fabrics are stronger, lies in the technologies used […more]

Geotextiles Overview and Geotex Applications

Apr 20, 2013 |

Geotextiles Geotextiles have historically been made of natural plant, modern geotextiles are usually made from a synthetic polymer (such as polypropylene, polyester, polyethylenes and polyamides) or a composite of natural and synthetic material. Plant fibre-based erosion control geotextiles are subject to decomposition and have a limited shelf life before their inherent durability suffers. On-site use […more]

Choosing Carpet Color, Carpet Colours Selection

Apr 19, 2013 |

Choosing Carpet Color Choosing Carpet Color for your home is a big decision, since you will be living with for years. Because carpeting is one of the more costly expenses in decorating your home, you’ll want to choose a carpet color that works with your current or planned color scheme. Trends do change, even in […more]

Hemp Seed Benefits, Hemp Seeds Nutrition,Recipes

Apr 19, 2013 |

Hemp Seed Benefits Hemp Seed Benefits – Hemp seeds are high in nutritional value and contain 20 different varieties of amino acids and all nine of the essential amino acids (like flax). They contain high amounts of protein, which helps in strengthening the immune system, thereby, reducing the instances of diseases, besides helping in excreting […more]

Fabric Testing -Crocking,Laundering,Dry Cleaning

Apr 19, 2013 |

Fabric Testing, Crocking, Laundering and Dry cleaning Fabric Testing is central to the assessment of any fabric, results of which can be used for both determining quality or to meet industry standards. As consumers develop a heightened awareness of the ethical issues associated with textile manufacturing it is important for reassurances to be made which […more]

Flax Fiber Overview, Flax Plant Information

Apr 19, 2013 |

Flax Fiber Flax fiber is extracted from the bast or skin of the stem of the flax plant. Flax fiber is soft, lustrous and flexible. Flax Fiber is stronger than cotton fiber but less elastic. The best grades are used for linen fabrics such as damasks, lace and sheeting. Coarser grades are used for the […more]

Fabric Construction Overview and Types

Apr 19, 2013 |

Fabric Construction Fabric Construction depends on Fabric Mass, Fabric Count, Fabric Weave, Yarn Crimp Stitch length in knits, Yarn linear density Fabric thickness Frosting Spectrophotometric Analysis U.V. Radiation Transmittance, UPF Colour Fabric Construction can be made by using a number of Fabric construction techniques as given below: Weaving Knitting Non-woven Braided Nets Laces Fabric Construction […more]