Knit Structure and its Relationship to Dimensional Stability, Appearance Retention, Industrial Stretch, Pilling Resistance and Colorfastness to Crocking

International Journal of Polymer and Textile Engineering
© 2019 by SSRG - IJPTE Journal
Volume 6 Issue 2
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Usha Chowdhary, Maruf Mohammed Adnan
: 10.14445/23942592/IJPTE-V6I2P101
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MLA Style:

Usha Chowdhary, Maruf Mohammed Adnan, "Knit Structure and its Relationship to Dimensional Stability, Appearance Retention, Industrial Stretch, Pilling Resistance and Colorfastness to Crocking" SSRG International Journal of Polymer and Textile Engineering 6.2 (2019): 1-8.

APA Style:

Usha Chowdhary, Maruf Mohammed Adnan, (2019). Knit Structure and its Relationship to Dimensional Stability, Appearance Retention, Industrial Stretch, Pilling Resistance and Colorfastness to Crocking. SSRG International Journal of Polymer and Textile Engineering 6(2), 1-8.

Abstract:

The study examined selected performance attributes of three knit structures in different fiber contents. Several AATCC and ASTM standards were used to compare interlock, jersey and pique knits. Both descriptive and inferential statistics were used to analyse the data. Analysis of variance (ANOVA), t-tests, and descriptive statistics were used to analyse the data. Findings revealed that textiles in different fiber contents and structures did not perform similarly for the selected performance attributes. Possibilities for future extension and relevance of the yielded results was highlighted. Implications of the findings refining and extending the existing knowledge of textile and apparel manufacturers, retailers, and consumers for care, comfort and appearance were highlighted.

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Key Words:

knit structure, appearance retention, colorfastness to crocking, dimension stability, pilling resistance, stretch