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Impact of Variant Fibre Blend Ratios, pH Levels and Finishing Types on Comfort Properties of Polyester/Cotton Knitted Fabric

Today is the era of value added textiles. The people like to have comfortable dressing in addition to have aesthetic quality. Comfort is the key factor of all kinds of fabrics especially for knitted fabric and has a significant role in their selection. Generally the comfort properties of the knitted fabric are related to its thermal and moisture transmission behavior. The comfort of knitted fabric depends upon many factors like fibre types and their blend ratios; pretreatment, dyeing and finishing processes, various pH levels during dyeing and processing. The application of synthetic fibres with natural ones is carried out for some kind of value addition in the resultant product. Polyester and Cotton (P/C) blend is the most popular blend in the textile sector. Both fibres play significant role in the comfort related characteristics of the manufactured fabric. The variant blend ratios of these fibres significantly affect the comfort of the resulted fabric. Hence keeping in view all this the present research study was planned to have a comprehensive observation on the comfort of the P/C blended knitted fabric under variant blend ratios, pH levels and finishing types. The study revealed a significant impact of all designated factors on the comfort properties of the knitted fabric.

Fibre Blends, Knitted Fabric, pH Levels, Finishing Types, Fabric Comfort

APA Style

Muhammad Qamar Tusief, Muhammad Hussain Sabir. (2023). Impact of Variant Fibre Blend Ratios, pH Levels and Finishing Types on Comfort Properties of Polyester/Cotton Knitted Fabric. American Journal of Modern Physics, 12(1), 9-13.

ACS Style

Muhammad Qamar Tusief; Muhammad Hussain Sabir. Impact of Variant Fibre Blend Ratios, pH Levels and Finishing Types on Comfort Properties of Polyester/Cotton Knitted Fabric. Am. J. Mod. Phys. 2023, 12(1), 9-13. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20231201.12

AMA Style

Muhammad Qamar Tusief, Muhammad Hussain Sabir. Impact of Variant Fibre Blend Ratios, pH Levels and Finishing Types on Comfort Properties of Polyester/Cotton Knitted Fabric. Am J Mod Phys. 2023;12(1):9-13. doi: 10.11648/j.ajmp.20231201.12

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