Table 2: Effect of ZnO sol—chitosan on some performance properties of cotton and cotton blend fabric samples.

SubstrateTensile strength
(daN)
Elongation
(%)
Air permeability
(l/dm2 · min.)
Degree of whiteness
(Berger)
Bending Stiffness
(cN cm2)
CRA
(W+F)°

UntreatedCotton 250.566.0 143°
CO/PET 334.070.9 175°

Treated with ZnO in GPTMS-sol (10%)Cotton 258.856.1 150°
CO/PET 350.768.3 181°

Treated with chitosan/GPTMSCotton 245.353.7 180°
CO/PET 328.464.9 196°

Treated with chitosan of low MWCotton 247.054.8 178°
CO/PET 330.565.6 187°

Treated with ZnO sol/chitosanCotton 243.253.1 181°
CO/PET 326.164.3 197°

Treated with GPTMSCotton 257.656.9 151°
CO/PET 350.069.4 181°