Journal of Textile Science & Engineering

ISSN: 2165-8064

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Zinabie Degu

Department of Textile Engineering, College of Engineering and Technology, Wolkite University, Wolkite, 07, Ethiopia

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    Production of Taper Product from Weaving Waste Cotton Yarn and Beeswax
    Author(s): Zinabie Degu*

    This paper clams how to use textile hard waste for the production of taper. Taper is a product which is produced from cotton yarns and ignitable waxes. The body of the product is yarn and only the wax materials are coated on the yarn strand in order to give lighting properties and to give cohesiveness/strength of yarns. The difference between candle and taper is that candles are produced with only few number of yarns and the main constitute is paraffin wax, but in taper the wax is apply in small extent and the number of fiber is too much more. Taper is used for lighting especially in the celebration of holidays and programs in christen churches. In most of textile companies especially in spinning and weaving sections there is high waste accumulation, conversation of those waste requires special attention, in order to make and build the most profitable textile companies. This project a.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2165-8064.2020.10.407

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