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Journal of Industrial Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 206240, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/206240
Research Article

Effect of Various Ring Yarns on Fabric Comfort

Uttar Pradesh Textile Technology Institute, Souterganj, Kanpur 208001, India

Received 5 September 2012; Revised 8 July 2013; Accepted 29 July 2013

Academic Editor: Paul C. Xirouchakis

Copyright © 2013 Mukesh Kumar Singh and Akansha Nigam. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Comfort performance of woven structures made of various types of ring spun yarns like carded, combed, and compact spun yarns has been reported in the present study. Carded, combed, and compact spun yarns are entirely different in structure in terms of fibre migration inside the yarn body, level of free space inside the yarn, number of hairs, and length of hairs on yarn surfaces. In this study, 197 dtex and 144 dtex (30s Ne and 40s Ne) ring spun combed yarns are used as a warp. The same cotton mixing was used to manufacture 30s Ne and 40s Ne carded, combed, and compact yarns. Both 30s and 40s Ne linear density yarns were prepared by all three carded, combed, and compact yarn manufacturing routes. The structure of fibre strand in filling yarn has a great impact on comfort related properties, that is, thermal conductivity, , air permeability, wicking, and moisture vapour permeability.