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Volume 2014, Article ID 506049, 10 pages
Research Article

A Study on Ultraviolet Protection of 100% Cotton Knitted Fabric: Effect of Fabric Parameters

Institute of Textiles and Clothing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

Received 19 March 2014; Revised 24 April 2014; Accepted 24 April 2014; Published 18 May 2014

Academic Editor: Bernhard Schaller

Copyright © 2014 C. W. Kan. 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.

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