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Journal of Textile Science & Engineering

ISSN: 2165-8064

Open Access

Alemu Aduna

Department of Textile Technology, Ethiopian Technical University, Ethiopia

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    THERMAL COMFORT PROPERTIES OF A BI-LAYER KNITTED FABRIC STRUCTURE FOR FOOTBALL SPORTSWEAR
    Author(s): Alemu Aduna* and Sakthivel Santhanem

    The application of textile products in functional area like sportswear has been increasing in last decade. The thermal properties of knitted fabric sample made up of polyester and cotton were studied for football sportswear. Six samples were manufactured, two were plain, two ribs and two are bi-layer interlock structures. Airflow and WVP (Water vapor permeability), thermal properties, and drying capacity of bi-layer knitted samples made up of polyester as the inner surface and cotton as the outer surface. The outcome indicates bi-layer samples with polyester as the inner surface and cotton as the outer surface having single(one) tuck point of replication is preferable for football wear. The thickness, structure and weight of the sample have great influence on the thermal comfort properties of bi-layer knitted fabrics. As thickness of the sample increases the thermal property, air perm.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2165-8064.2021.11.443

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